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Environmental Governance

Definition(s)

Agreements concluded between states in written form and governed by international law, whether embodied in a single instrument or in two or more related instruments, and whatever its particular designation. (Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties)

In other languages

French
accord international
Russian
международное соглашение
Spanish
acuerdo internacional
Chinese, Simplified
国际协同
Arabic
اتفاقية دولية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with international agreement

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with international agreement. 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
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
Bamako 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
United Nations Environment Assembly

Multimedia

TEDTalk - The inside story of the Paris climate agreement by Christiana Figueres

The London Convention

Background of the Minamata Convention

The UNCCD Process

Effectiveness in practice