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Convention to ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous Wastes and Radioactive Wastes and to control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Sep 16, 1995
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001241)
Title abbreviation

Waigani Convention

Place of adoption
Waigani
Depository
South Pacific Forum Secretariat
Language
English
Entry into force
Oct 21, 2001
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
PIC-prior informed consent Hazardous waste Data collection/reporting Authorization/permit Transport/storage Policy/planning Waste disposal Transboundary movement of waste Marine pollution (dumping at sea) International relations/cooperation Waste management Special fund Hazardous substances Radioactive waste Offences/penalties Dispute settlement Liability/compensation
Basin
South Pacific
Abstract

This Convention shall enter into force thirty days from the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession and thereafter for each State thirty days after the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.

Link to abstract
TRE-AB-EN-001241.rtf
TRE-AB-OT-001241.rtf
Full text
English  
Website
www.forumsec.org

Country/Territory/Participant

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Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Australia
Cook Islands (New Zealand)
Fiji
Kiribati
Micronesia, Fed. States
Nauru - -
New Zealand
Niue (New Zealand)
Palau - -
Papua New Guinea
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu -
Vanuatu - -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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