International environmental law

International environmental law guidance:

The Kyoto Protocol commits developed economies set out in Annex I to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Annex I parties) to detailed reductions in greenhouse...

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TitleMarrakesh Declaration LocationMarrakesh, Morocco Date29 October—9 November 2001 SubjectClimate change The Marrakesh Accords provided the detailed rules for the...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of 22 May 2001 Entry into Force17 May 2004. General entry into force date*Please note each Party has a...

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TitleThe 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Parties51 parties LocationGeneva Adopted13 November 1979 Came into force16 March 1983...

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TitleThe 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Protocol) Parties50 (December 2017)—see...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleUN Conference on Sustainable Development ('Rio+20') PlaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil Date20-22 June 2012 SubjectSustainable Development What was the background to the...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleUnited Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) LocationStockholm, Sweden Attendees113 country representatives attended, together with over...

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TitleUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Parties168 Adopted10 December 1982 Entry into Force16 November 1994 Full textUnited Nations Convention on...

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TitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Parties195 Parties (194 States plus the European Union) LocationNew York Adopted9 May 1992 Came into...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleWorld Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD). Also known as the World Summit 2002, the Johannesburg Summit and ‘Rio+10’ LocationJohannesburg, South Africa...

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