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Amendments to Articles 25 and 26 of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Nov 28, 2003
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001630)
Title (French)

Amendement aux Articles 25 et 26 de Convention sur la protection et l'utilisation des cours d'eau transfrontières et des lacs internationaux

Title (Spanish)

Enmienda de los Articulos 25 y 26 de la Convención sobre la protección y utilización de cursos de agua transfronterizos y lagos internacionales

Place of adoption
Madrid
Depository
UN United Nations
Language
English
Entry into force
Feb 6, 2013
Subject
Water
Keyword
Public participation Institution Basin/catchment/watershed Research Transboundary effects Water supply PIC-prior informed consent Precautionary principle Local government Toxicity/poisoning Polluter pays principle Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Early warning system/emergency intervention system Management/conservation Resource/damage valuation Monitoring Right to clean/healthy environment Freshwater resources management EIA Data collection/reporting Access-to-information Education International relations/cooperation Groundwater Pollution control Hazardous substances Environmental indicators Sustainable development Surface water Waste disposal
Abstract

Objectives: To allow States situated outside the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) region to become Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and Lakes. Summary of provisions: Any State, which is not State Member of the UN/ECE or State having consultative status with the UN/ECE, that is a Member of the United Nations may accede to this Convention upon approval by the Meeting of Parties (art. 25, new para 3). (Source: UNEP Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment, 2005)

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