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AGREEMENTS

PARTICIPATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA IN THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS

NN

Name, Place and Date

Convention entered into the force

Signed by RA

Ratified by

NA RoA

In force for RA

 

GLOBAL CONVENTIONS

 

 

 

 

1.      

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat

(Ramsar, 1971)

21.12.1975

 

Acceded as assignee by the request of MFA RA  1993

1993

2.      

Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (Paris 1972)

 

 

Acceded as assignee by the request of MFA RA  in 1993

1993

3.      

UN Convention on Biological Diversity

(Rio-de-Janeiro, 1992)

29.12.1993

1992

31.03.1993

 

14.05.1993

CartagenaProtocol (Montreal, 2001)

 

 

16.03.2004

 

29.07.2004

4.      

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

(New York, 1992)

21.03.1994

13.06.1992

14.05.1993

 

21.03.1994

-          KyotoProtocol (Kyoto, 1997)

16.02.2005

 

26.12.2002

16.02.2005

-          ParisAgreement (Paris, 2016)

 

21.09.2016

 

 

5.      

UN Convention to Combat Desertification

(Paris, 1994)

20.09.1997

1994

23.06.1997

 

30.09.1997

6.      

Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (Vienna, 1985)

22.09.1988

 

28.04. 1999

 

01.10.1999

 

MontrealProtocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer  (Montreal, 16 September 1987)

01.01.1989

 

28.04. 1999

 

01.10.1999

 

 

 London amendment

 

 

22.10.2003

26.11.2003

 

Copenhagenamendment

 

 

22.10.2003

26.11.2003

 

 Montreal amendment

 

 

29.09.2008

18.03.2009

 

Beijingamendment

 

 

29.09.2008

 

7.      

Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (Basel,  1989)

05.05.1992

 

26.03. 1999

 

01.10.1999

8.      

Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemical and Pesticides in International Trade (Rotterdam, 1998)

 

1998

22.10.2003

 

26.11.2003

9.      

StockholmConvention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (Stockholm, 2001)

17.05.2004

2001

22.10.2003

 

17.05.2004

10.   

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (Washington, 1979)

01.07.1975

 

10.04.2008

21.01.2009

11.   

Convention  on the Conservation of  Migratory Species of  Wild  Animals (Bonn, 1979)

01.11.1983

 

27.10.2010

01.03.2011

12.   

Convention on Mercury (Minamata, 2013) Convention on Mercury (Minamata, 2013)

 

2013

In the process of ratification

 

 

 

REGIONAL – UNECE CONVENTIONS

 

 

 

 

13.   

UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (Geneva, 1979)

16.03.1983

 

14.05.1996

 

21.02.1997

-   Protocol on Long-term Financing of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP)

1988

 

20.10.2013

21.04.2014

14.   

UNECE Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

(Espoo, 1991)

10.09.1997

 

14.05.1996

 

10.09. 1997

-  Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (Kiev,  2003)

11.07.2010

 

25.10.2010

24.04.2011

15.   

UNECE Convention on Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Helsinki, 1992)

2000

 

14.05.0996

 

21.02. 1997

16.   

UNECE Convention on access to information, public participation in decision making and access to justice in environmental matters (Aarhus, 1998)

30.10.2001

1998

14.05.2001

 

01.08.2001

17.   

UNECE Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Helsinki, 1992)

06.10.1996

 

 

 

Protocol on Water and Health (London, 1999)

 

1999

In the process of ratification

 

18.   

Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Nostile use of Environmental Modification Techniques (Geneva, 1976)

05.10.1978

 

04.12.2001

 

15.05.2002

19.   

European Landscape Convention (Florence, 2000)

01.03.2004

2003

23.03.2004

01.07.2004

20.   

Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern, 1979)

01.01.1982

2006

26.02.2008

 

01.08.2008

 


PARTICIPATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA IN THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS

 

NN

Name, Place and Date

Ratified by

NA RoA

In force for RA

 

GLOBAL CONVENTIONS

 

 

  1.  

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance

 especially as Waterfowl Habitat

(Ramsar, 1971)

Acceded as assignee by the request of MFA RA  1993

1993

  1.  

Convention concerning the protection of the
World Cultural and Natural Heritage (Paris 1972)

Acceded as assignee by the request of MFA RA  in 1993

1993

  1.  

UN Convention on Biological Diversity

(Rio-de-Janeiro, 1992)

31.03.1993

 

14.05.1993

CartagenaProtocol (Montreal, 2001)

16.03.2004

 

29.07.2004

  1.  

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

(New York, 1992)

29.03.1993

 

21.03.1994

  • KyotoProtocol (Kyoto, 1997)

26.12.2002

 

16.02.2005

  1.  

UN Convention to Combat Desertification

(Paris, 1994)

23.06.1997

 

30.09.1997

  1.  

Convention for the Protection of the
Ozone Layer (Vienna, 1985)

28.04. 1999

 

01.10.1999

 

MontrealProtocol on Substances that
Deplete the Ozone Layer  (Montreal, 16 September 1987)

28.04. 1999

 

01.10.1999

 

 

 London amendment

22.10.2003

26.11.2003

 

Copenhagenamendment

22.10.2003

26.11.2003

 

 Montreal amendment

29.09.2008

18.03.2009

 

Beijingamendment

29.09.2008

 

  1.  

Convention on the Control of Transboundary
Movements of Hazardous Wastes and
Their Disposal (Basel,  1989)

26.03. 1999

 

01.10.1999

  1.  

Convention on the Prior Informed Consent
Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemical
and Pesticides in International Trade (Rotterdam, 1998)

22.10.2003

 

26.11.2003

  1.  

StockholmConvention on Persistent
Organic Pollutants (Stockholm, 2001)

22.10.2003

 

17.05.2004

  1.  

Convention on International Trade in
Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and
Flora (CITES) (Washington, 1979)

10.04.2008

21.01.2009

  1.  

Convention  on the Conservation of 
Migratory Species of  Wild  Animals (Bonn, 1979)

27.10.2010

01.03.2011

 

 

REGIONAL (EUROPEN)CONVENTIONS

 

 

 

  1.  

UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (Geneva, 1979)

14.05.1996

 

21.02.1997

  • Protocol on Long-term Financing of
    the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring
     and Evaluation of the Long-Range
    Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP)

In the process of ratification

 

  1.  

UNECE Convention on Environmental
 Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

(Espoo, 1991)

14.05.1996

 

10.09. 1997

  • Protocol on Strategic Environmental
    Assessment (Kiev,  2003)

25.10.2010

24.04.2011

  1.  

UNECE Convention on Transboundary
Effects of Industrial Accidents (Helsinki, 1992)

14.05.0996

 

21.02. 1997

  1.  

UNECE Convention on access to information,
public participation in decision making
and access to justice in environmental
matters (Aarhus, 1998)

14.05.2001

 

01.08.2001

  1.  

UNECE Convention on Protection and Use
of Transboundary Watercourses and
International Lakes (Helsinki, 1992)

 

 

Protocol on Water and Health (London, 1999)

In the process of ratification

 

  1.  

Convention on the Prohibition of Military
or any Nostile use of Environmental
Modification Techniques (Geneva, 1976)

04.12.2001

 

15.05.2002

  1.  

European Landscape Convention (Florence, 2000)

23.03.2004

01.07.2004

  1.  

Convention on the Conservation of
European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern, 1979)

26.02.2008

 

01.08.2008

 

 PA of natural stocks management and decrease of privation

Agreement of Global Environment Facility - GEF.

Agreement of the loan (credit) development

  Ratified conventions

The list of national coordinators dealing with the implementation of international conventions and its protocols (armenian version)

 

The participation of RA to the Global and local conventions over nature protection

up to 03.2009 (armenian version)

 

REPORT about the period of fulfillment of realized events by Ministry of Nature Protection of RA towards to the implementation of green protection convention which have validated and entered into force by RA

2009 – in the second half-year) armenian version

  Conventions submitted for ratification

Environmental treaties in the process of ratification

 

1. Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the UNECE Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in Transboundary Context ( Kiev , 21.05.2003)


2. Protocol on Water and Health to the UNECE Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes - London , 17.06.1999


3. Convention on Migratory Species ( Bonn , 23.06.1979) African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement - AEWA ( Hagan, 16.06.1995)

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