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Rio Conventions

This paper presents a review of the current status of six Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements that have emerged since Rio '92, covering issues including: Biological Diversity and Bio-safety, Climate Change, Desertification, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Prior Informed Consent, Law of the Seas and Fish Stocks.

Other useful resources...

       Convention links:

  • Convention on Biological Diversity & Cartagena Bio-safety Protocol
  • Framework Convention Climate Change & Kyoto Protocol
  • Convention on Desertification
  • Convention Persistent Organic Pollutants
  • Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent
  • Convention on the Law of the Seas & Agreement on Straddling and Migratory Fish Stocks
  • UN Treaty Site

For general information on the Rio Conventions contact:

UNEP Division of Environmental Conventions

IUC International Environment House 15, 

chemin des Anémones 1219 Châtelaine, Switzerland 

Tel: + 41-22-917-8242/8196 Fax: + 41-22-717-9283 

Email: iuc@unep.ch Web: http://www.unep.org/unep/convention/sec.htm

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This page was up-dated October 2002.

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