The Convention aims at protecting human beings and the environment against industrial accidents by preventing such accidents as far as possible, by reducing their frequency and severity and by mitigating their effects. It promotes active international cooperation between the contracting Parties, before, during and after an industrial accident.

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Entry into force: 
19 Apr 2000
Region: 
Europe
Source of information: Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents website .
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