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Convention on the Protection of the Rhine

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Apr 12, 1999
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001307)
Title (French)

Convention relative à la Protection du Rhin

Title (Other)

Übereinkommen zum Schutz des Rheins

Place of adoption
Bern
Depository
Switzerland
Language
German, French, Dutch
Entry into force
Jan 1, 2003
Subject
Water
Keyword
Precautionary principle Polluter pays principle River basin institution Groundwater Biodiversity Water supply Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Navigation Pollution control Ecosystem preservation Protection of species Protection of habitats Sustainable development PIC-prior informed consent Monitoring Hazardous substances Hydropower generation Emission standards Dispute settlement Basin/catchment/watershed Data collection/reporting Authorization/permit Freshwater resources management
Basin
Rhine
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