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IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 37

International Forest Policy – the instruments, agreements and processes that shape it (2007)

 

 

Multilateral conventions related to forests

 

Convention

Adoption
(dd/mm/year)

Entry into force
(dd/mm/year)

Number of parties

Web site

limate Change Convention

09/05/1992

21/03/1994

186 (01/05/01)

www.unfccc.org

onvention on Biological Diversity

05/06/1992

29/12/1993

180 (21/06/01)

www.biodiv.org

Desertification Convention

17/06/1994

26/12/1996

174 (15/06/01)

www.unccd.in


Other conventions of relevance (in chronological order of adoption)

Ramsar Convention on  Wetlands

02/02/1971

21/12/1975

124 (12/08/01)

www.ramsar.org

World Heritage Convention

16/11/1972

17/12/1975

164 (15/05/01)

www.unesco.org

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

03/03/1973

01/07/1975

154 (08/05/01)

www.cites.org

Ozone Layer Convention

22/03/1985

22/09/1988

177 (15/06/01)

www.unep.org/ozone

Indigenous and Tribal Peoples
Convention

27/06/1989

05/09/1991

14 (01/05/01)

www.ilo.org

International Tropical Timber Agreement

26/01/1994

01/01/1997

56 (01/05/01)

www.itto.or.jp

 National

http://forestry.gov.ge/ge/legislation/laws

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