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Definition(s)

To check regularly in order to perceive change in some quality or quantity. (Source: BRACK)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
auditing
census
environmental audit
inspection
observation
periodic review
screening
statistics
survey
technical review
verification
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In other languages

French
surveillance
Russian
мониторинг
Spanish
vigilancia
Arabic
مراقبة

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Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to monitoring coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with monitoring

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with monitoring. 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
Vienna 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
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Governing Council
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Espoo Convention
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats
Carpathian Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Multimedia

Evaluating MEAs Effectiveness - Article 16 Stockholm Convention

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - Challenges

The Stockholm Convention Effectiveness Evaluation - Sources of Information

Compliance under biodiversity - related conventions - CITES

Video - Port State Measures to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

Compliance - Steps to promote compliance and implementation

Effectiveness and Compliance of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (LRTAP)

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)