Any transboundary movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes:(a) without notification pursuant to the provisions of the Basel Convention to all States concerned; or (b) without the consent pursuant to the provisions of this Convention of a State concerned; or (c) with consent obtained from States concerned through falsification, misrepresentation or fraud; or (d) that does not conform in a material way with the documents; or (e) that results in deliberate disposal (e.g. dumping) of hazardous wastes or other wastes in contravention of this Convention and of general principles of international law (Source: Basel Convention Art. 9)
Illegal trade of species refers to 'trade in specimens (any redily recognizable part or derivate thereof) of species included in Appendices I, II and III except in accordance with the provisions of the [CITES] Convention' (Source: CITES, Art. 1 and 2).
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with illegal trade
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|Convention on Biological Diversity||3 articles and paragraphs|
|Basel Convention||16 articles and paragraphs20 decisions316 documents|
|Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora||13 articles and paragraphs7 decisions|
|Convention on Migratory Species||1 article or paragraph5 documents|
|Stockholm Convention||9 articles and paragraphs1 decision9 documents|
|Cartagena Protocol||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||2 articles and paragraphs|
|Rotterdam Convention||2 articles and paragraphs1 decision7 documents|
|Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol||1 article or paragraph|
|Hazardous Wastes Protocol||11 articles and paragraphs|
|Bamako Convention||1 article or paragraph|
|Minamata Convention on Mercury||2 articles and paragraphs|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||2 decisions|