Key Multilateral Environmental Agreements
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1973 - CITES </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1973/1978 - International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)</span></div><div><br></div> www.imo.org International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1972 - World Heritage Convention</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org World Heritage Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1971 - Ramsar Convention </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Ramsar Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Christopher Briggs, Former Secretary-General to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands</span></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with the former Secretary-General to the Ramsar Convention
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">What is the objective of CITES?</span></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with John Scanlon, Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
www.unitar.org The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a principal training arm of the United Nations, working in every region of the world.
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<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1979 - LRTAP </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">The importance of the Vienna Convention, Tina Birmpilli, Executive Secretariat, Ozone Secretariat</span></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with Tina Birmpilli, Executive Secretariat of Ozone Secretariat on the The importance of the Vienna Convention
<div><span style="font-size:16px;"> Why do chemicals matter to us? </span></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1985/1987 - Vienna Convention</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Vienna Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1989 - Basel Convention </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Basel Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1992 - CBD </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Convention on Biological Diversity | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1992 - UNFCCC</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1994 - UN Convention to Combat Desertification</span></div> www.informea.org Desertification, along with climate change and the loss of biodiversity, were identified as the greatest challenges to sustainable development during the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. Established in 1994, UNCCD is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Convention addresses specifically the arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, known as the drylands, where some of the most vulnerable ecosystems and peoples can be found.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1998 - Rotterdam Convention</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Rotterdam Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">2013 - Minamata Convention on Mercury </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Minamata Convention on Mercury | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">2001 - Stockholm Convention</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Stockholm Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1998 - Aarhus Convention </span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org Aarhus Convention | InforMEA
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Why do chemicals matter to us? </span></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Why do chemicals matter to us? </span></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com An interview with Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
unep.org UN Environment is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">An Introduction to InforMEA</span></div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.youtube.com InforMEA harvests COP decisions and resolutions, news, events, MEA membership, national focal points, national reports and implementation plans from MEA secr...
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">InforMEA | United Nations Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements</span></div><div><br></div> www.informea.org InforMEA | United Nations Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1983</span></div><div><span style="font-size:16px;">Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) </span></div> www.informea.org Convention on Migratory Species | InforMEA