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Memorandum of Understanding between Lebanon and Iran in the environmental field

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
May 12, 2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-149799)
Title (Other)

مذكرة تفاهم بين وزارة البيئة في الجمهورية اللبنانية والمنظمة البيئية في الجمهورية الإسلامية الإيرانية

Place of adoption
Beirut
Language
Arabic
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Education Environmental planning International agreement-text Capacity building Pollution control Waste management Ecosystem preservation
Abstract

This Memorandum of Understanding is composed of 8 articles. The two Parts shall reinforce the bilateral cooperation in the field of environment (art. 1). The two Parts shall cooperate in the following matters: (a) exchange of information on environment technology and the adopted policies concerning air, water, waste water, pollutants, waste disposal management and preservation of the nature; (b) exchange of information on methods and systems developed to control environment management quality programmes for projects with a big entity; (c) encouragement of the use of clean technology by reducing waste disposal and eliminating and substituting hazardous substances; (d) exchange of experiences in the field of environmental tourism; (e) joint research in biosphere, natural resources, wildlife, preservation of biodiversity and national parks management; (f) encouragement of environmental education and training programmes; (g) Environment Impact Assessment; (h) exchange of experiences in the field of desertification; (i) exchange of experiences in the field of marine environment protection; (j) organization of workshops, conferences and training courses; (k) organize visits and exchange of environmental experts; (l) encourage reciprocal consultation in environment sectors, and reciprocal participation in environmental exhibitions; and, (m) exchange of information and publications on environmental policy (arts. 2 and 3). This Memorandum of Understanding shall be valid for 5 years, renewable (art. 7).

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