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Treaties and Agreements
                                                                                                    March 18, 2018


Treaties and Agreements

1971: Convention on Wetlands of International Importance ("Ramsar Convention")

1972: Stockholm Declaration

1973: Convention on International Trade in Endangered species of Wild flora and fauna (CITES)

1982: Nairobi Declaration

1985: Vienna convention for the protection of ozone layer

1987: Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1987: Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development ("Brundtland Report")

1992: Agenda 21

1992: Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

1992: Convention on Biological Diversity

1997: Protocol to the UNFCCC ("Kyoto Protocol")

1998: Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade ("Rotterdam Convention")

2000: The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety ("Cartagena Protocol")

2001: Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants ("Stockholm Convention")

2010: The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (‘Nagoya Protocol’)

2012: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – RIO +20

2015: Paris Agreement (To replace Kyoto Protocol)