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Compliance-Related Texts and Decisions of Selected Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Corporate author
IUCN (ID: MON-088697)
Publisher | Place of publication
UNEP | Nairobi, Kenya
517 p.
Document type
Document of international organization, Monography/book
Field of application
Sea, Environment gen., Air & atmosphere, Wild species & ecosystems, Fisheries, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Enforcement/compliance International agreement-implementation
Full text

Other references


Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Treaty | Multilateral | Montreal |

Keyword: Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000953)


Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Treaty | Multilateral | Aarhus |

Keyword: Public participation, Data collection/reporting, Education, Dispute settlement, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001276)


Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Treaty | Multilateral | Washington |

Keyword: Inventory, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Endangered species, Certification, Biodiversity, International trade, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, International agreement-text, Trade in species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

Keyword: Alien species, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Deep sea bed, Islands, Bycatch, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Risk assessment/management, Fishing licence fee, Authorization/permit, Fishery management and conservation, Total allowable catch, Marine fisheries, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Future generations, Marine pollution, Dispute settlement, Monitoring, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Maritime zone, Policy/planning, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Size, Contract/agreement, Access right, Education, Data collection/reporting, Research, EIA, International organization, Long-range air pollution, Marine mammals, Mining, Business/industry/corporations, High seas, Sovereignty, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Migratory species, Vessel ownership, Court/tribunal, Marine resources management, Jurisdictional competence, Fishing licence, Harbour, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fishing gear/fishing method, Navigation, Registration, Continental shelf, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Exploration, Seasons, International relations/cooperation, Technology transfer, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sustainable use

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)


Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

Treaty | Multilateral | New York |

Keyword: Bycatch, Biodiversity, Artisanal fishing, Policy/planning

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001237)


Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Treaty | Multilateral | Kyoto |

Keyword: EIA, Access-to-information, Precautionary principle, Energy conservation/energy production, Joint implementation, International organization, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Forest management/forest conservation, Waste management, Emissions, Capacity building, Clean development mechanism, Intergenerational equity, Education, Data collection/reporting, Inventory, Climate change, Sustainable development, Research, Public participation, Technology transfer, Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001269)


Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat

Treaty | Multilateral | Ramsar |

Keyword: Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Wetlands, Monitoring, Management/conservation, Migratory species, Coastal zone management, Protected area, Land-use planning

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000531)


Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Treaty | Multilateral | Montreal |

Keyword: Risk assessment/management, Transboundary effects, Biosafety, Biodiversity, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Institution, Biotechnology, Transport/storage, Liability/compensation, Sustainable use, Financing, Monitoring, GMO, Education, Access-to-information, Food quality control/food safety, International agreement-text, Precautionary principle

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001327)


Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Treaty | Multilateral | Bern |

Keyword: Management/conservation, Migratory species, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Ecosystem preservation, Wildlife products, Wild flora, Endangered species, Institution, Land-use planning, Hunting/capture, Biodiversity, Protection of species, Monitoring, Protection of habitats, International agreement-text, Wild fauna

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000473)


Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

Treaty | Multilateral | Basel |

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Dispute settlement, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Transboundary movement of waste, Pollution control, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance, Recycling/reuse, Offences/penalties, Technology transfer, Waste management, Data collection/reporting

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001003)


1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Oil pollution, Biological agents, Court/tribunal, Hazardous substances, Research, Toxicity/poisoning, Waste disposal, Polluter pays principle, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), International agreement-text, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Ecosystem preservation, Dispute settlement, Radioactive waste, Authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Air pollution (stationary sources), Inspection, Marine pollution, Navigation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001268)