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Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention

The CONTRACTING PARTIES, NOTING the coastal States of the Northwest Atlantic have, in accordance with relevant principals of international law, extended their jurisdic­tion over the living resources of their adjacent waters to limits of up to two hundred nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial …

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Protocol dealing with Long-Term Financing (1984)

The Contracting Parties, Recalling that the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”) entered into force on 16 March 1983, Aware of the importance of the “Cooperative programme for the monitoring and evaluation of the long- range transmission of air pollutants in Europe” (hereinafter referred …

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Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979)

The Parties to the present Convention. Determined to promote relations and cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Aware of the significance of the activities of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in strengthening such relations and cooperation. particularly in the field of air pollution including long-range transport of …

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Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

The Contracting Parties, RECOGNISING the importance of safeguarding the environment and protecting the integrity of the ecosystem of the seas surrounding Antarctica; NOTING the concentration of marine living resources found in Antarctic waters and the increased interest in the possibilities offered by the utilisation of these resources as a source …

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OAU Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa (Bamako Convention)

Adopted 30 January 1991 Bamako, Mali PREAMBLE The Parties to this Convention, 1.  Mindful of the growing threat to human health and the environment posed by the increased generation and the complexity of hazardous wastes, 2.  Further mindful that the most effective way of protecting human health and the environment …

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Convention on Biological Diversity (Rio)

5 JUNE 1992 Preamble The Contracting Parties, Conscious of the intrinsic value of biological diversity and of the ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic values of biological diversity and its components, Conscious also of the importance of biological diversity for evolution and for maintaining life sustaining …

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Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

The Contracting Parties, Determined to act with a view to achieve progress in the protection of the marine environment of the Black Sea and in the conservation of its living resources, Conscious of the importance of the economic, social and health values of the marine environment of the Black Sea, …

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Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area

THE CONTRACTING PARTIES, CONSCIOUS of the indispensable values of the marine environment of the Baltic Sea Area, its exceptional hydrographic and ecological characteristics and the sensitivity of its living resources to changes in the environment; BEARING in mind the historical and present economic, social and cultural values of the Baltic …

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