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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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экологическая ответственность
responsabilidad ambiental
المسؤولية البيئية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with responsabilité écologique

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Convention sur la diversité biologique
Convention de Bâle
Protocole de Cartagena
Convention des Nations Unies sur la lutte contre la désertification
Convention de Barcelone
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Protocole « déchets dangereux »
Convention d'Abidjan
Convention de Nouméa
Convention de Cartagena
Convention de Jeddah
Convention de Bamako
Convention sur les effets transfrontières des accidents industriels
Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol


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