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A non-state or state actor invited to participate in a limited capacity in discussions during negotiations. Observers are not allowed to negotiate text and have no voting powers. In practice, some observer states do negotiate, although they do not participate in final decision making. (Source: Glossary of terms for Negotiators of MEAs, 2007)

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French
observateur
Russian
наблюдатель
Spanish
observador
Arabic
مراقب

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with observer

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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
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Aarhus Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury