Participation of the Republic of Armenia in the International Environmental Agreements

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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

Cartagena Protocol (Montreal, 2001)

   

16.03.2004

29.07.2004

4.

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

(New York, 1992)

21.03.1994

1992

29.03.1993

21.03.1994

  • Kyoto Protocol (Kyoto, 1997)

16.02.2005

 

26.12.2002

16.02.2005

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

Montreal Protocol 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

Copenhagen amendment

   

22.10.2003

26.11.2003

Montreal amendment

   

29.09.2008

18.03.2009

Beijing amendment

   

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.

Stockholm Convention 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

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

2000

 

14.05.0996

21.02. 1997

4.

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

5.

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

 

6.

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

7.

European Landscape Convention (Florence, 2000)

01.03.2004

2003

23.03.2004

01.07.2004

8

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

01.01.1982

2006

26.02.2008

01.08.2008




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