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States shall develop national law regarding liability and compensation for the victims of pollution and other environmental damage. States shall also cooperate in an expeditious and more determined manner to develop further international law regarding liability and compensation for adverse effects of environmental damage caused by activities within their jurisdiction or control to areas beyond their jurisdiction.(Source: Rio Principle 13)

Subjection to a legal obligation. Liability is civil or criminal according to whether it is enforced by the civil or criminal courts. (Source: GEMET/JCU)

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English
liability
French
responsabilité écologique
Ruso
экологическая ответственность
Árabe
المسؤولية البيئية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with responsabilidad ambiental

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Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica
Convenio de Basilea
Protocolo de Cartagena
Convenio de Barcelona
Protocolo de Emergencia
Protocolo Offshore
Protocolo de Desechos Peligrosos
Convenio de Abidjan
Convenio de Noumea
Cartagena Convention
Convenio de Jeddah
Convenio de Bamako
Convenio sobre Accidentes Industriales Transfronterizos
Protocolo Suplementario de Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur

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Presentation of the Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress