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Definition(s)

Any procedure or action undertaken to reduce the adverse impacts that a project or activity may have on the environment. (Source: GEMET/TOE)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
mitigation action
mitigation measure

In other languages

French
atténuation
Russian
смягчение последствий
Spanish
mitigación
Arabic
التخفيف

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with mitigation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with mitigation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
The Convention on Wetlands
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
United Nations Environment Assembly
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution
Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol