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Definition(s)

A national entity or authority designated by a State Party and charged with facilitating the State Party's compliance with international agreements at the national level. Most treaties commit parties to designate a national focal point. (Source: InforMEA/MMA)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
competent authority
management authority
national authority
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In other languages

French
point focal national
Russian
национальный координационный центр
Spanish
centro nacional de coordinación
Arabic
مركز تنسيق وطني

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with national focal point

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with national focal point. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
World Heritage Convention
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Dumping Protocol
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Espoo Convention
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
Bamako Convention
Carpathian Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution