Any significant adverse effect on the environment resulting from human activity, the physical origin of which is situated wholly or in part within an area under the jurisdiction of another State. (Source: draft based on UNECE definition of transboundary effect/MMA)
Environmental impacts and threats that do not respect national borders (such as use of transboundary waters, long-range air-pollution, industrial accidents), impacts that requests consultation between (presumably) effected contries (Draft based on UNECE re. transboundary context of conventions)
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Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to transboundary effect coming up from several external sources.
Multilateral environment agreements tagged with transboundary effect
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with transboundary effect. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Convention on Migratory Species||1 document|
|Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution||2 documents|
|Espoo Convention||1 article or paragraph2 documents|
|The Water Convention||1 document|
|Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents||15 articles and paragraphs6 documents|
|Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol||1 article or paragraph|