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A clearing house mechanism is usually set up to facilitate access to data, to create transparency, and to point up factors relevant to implementation of a convention. It is a decentralized needs-oriented system that assists decision-making and improves co-ordination on such things as projects. Key elements of the CHM are: information exchange, co-operation, network development, and Transparency, the availability of national, regional, and local data (draft based on

The Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM) of the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) is a worldwide network of government and partner organizations facilitating scientific and technical cooperation through information exchange (Source: CBD)


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knowledge management

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echange d’informations
Обмен информацией
intercambio de información
تبادل المعلومات

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with information exchange

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with information exchange. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Stockholm Convention
Vienna Convention
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
World Heritage Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution