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A State that has not ratified, acceded, or otherwise become a party to an international agreement. As a Non-Party, a State may have limited rights to participate in negotiations or deliberations under the agreement, or to invoke provisions of the agreement. (Source: Glossary of Terms for Negotiators of MEAs, UNEP, 2007)

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non partie
государство, не являющееся Стороной
غير طرف

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with non-party

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with non-party. 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
Montreal Protocol
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Kyoto Protocol
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Minamata Convention on Mercury