Appendix BInternational Environmental Law

Following are the most commonly used abbreviations and acronyms for treaty research in international environmental law:

  • Agenda 21: Program of Action for Sustainable Development (Agenda 21)
  • Aarhus Convention: Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision‐Making, and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
  • Basel Convention: Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
  • Basel Ban Amendment: Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Amendment of Annex B
  • Biodiversity Convention: Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Bunkers Convention: International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BUNKER): International Maritime Organization
  • Cartagena Protocol: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • CCAMLR: Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
  • CCSBT: Convention for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna
  • CITES: Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
  • CLC: Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
  • Climate Change Convention: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Kyoto Protocol: Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • LRTAP: Long‐Range Transboundary Air Pollution, Geneva Convention
  • Montreal Protocol: ...

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