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Environmental Governance

Definition(s)

A balance sheet or statement of estimated receipts and expenditures. A plan for the coordination of resource and expenditures. The amount of money that is available for, required for, or assigned to a particular purpose. (Source: GEMET/ WESTS). The programmatic use of an [institution's] spending and revenue-generating activities to influence the economy and achieve specific objectives. (Source: GEMET/MGHME)
In the context of Multilateral Environmental Agreements the budget refers to contributions of Parties and other sources of revenues as well as expenditures to achieve the respective goals of the convention. Rules provide that the secretariat must report to the COP on the administrative and budgetary implications of all substantive agenda items (Source:MEA Negotiator's Handbook, 2007)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
budgetary resources
financial provision
financial rule

In other languages

French
budget
Russian
бюджет
Spanish
presupuesto
Chinese, Simplified
预算
Arabic
ميزانية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with budget

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with budget. 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
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
Dumping Protocol
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Jeddah Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury