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Environmental Governance

Definition(s)

An Intergovernmental organization or IGO is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states, or of other intergovernmental organizations. IGOs are established by treaty or other agreement that acts as a charter creating the group. Examples include the United Nations, the World Bank, or the European Union. (Source: Union of International Associations)

In other languages

French
organisation intergouvernementale
Russian
межправительственная организация
Spanish
organización intergubernamental
Chinese, Simplified
政府间组织
Arabic
منظمة حكومية دولية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with intergovernmental organization

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with intergovernmental organization. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
United Nations Environment Assembly