Conventions/Treaties

Conventions/Treaties

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS ON ENVIRONMENT TO WHICH SRI LANKA HAS BECOME A PARTY

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CONVENTIONS

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

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 01

The International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling

1946

 

 02

International Plant Protection Convention

06.02.1951
12.02.1952

27.02.1956
27.02.1956

 03

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the sea by oil

12.05.1954
29.11.1969
18.12.1971

11.07.1983
11.07.1987

 04

Convention on the High seas

29.04.1958

 

 05

Convention on the Continental Shelf

29.04.1958

30.10.1958

 06

Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources
of the High Seas

29.04.1958

 

 07

International Convention relating to intervention on the High Seas in cases of oil pollution casualties

29.11.1969

12.04.1983

 08

Convention concerning the Protection of workers against ionizing radiations

22.06.1960

18.06.1986

 09

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially
as Waterfowl habitats (Ramsar)

02.02.1971

15.06.1990

 10

Stockholm Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment

1972

 

 11

Convention on the prohibition of the development, production,
stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and their destruction

10.04.1972

10.08.1994

 12

Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural & Natural Heritage

16.11.1972

06.06.1980

 13

The international convention for the prevention of pollution from
the ships (MARPOL-1973)

11.02.1973

24.06.1997

 14

Convention on the prohibition of the Development, Production
Stockpiling of bacteriological toxic weapons and their destruction (Rotterdam Convention)

10.08.1994

19.01.2006

 15

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora (CITES)

03.03.1973

04.05.1979

 16

Convention on the prohibition of military or any other hostile use of environmental modification techniques

10.12.1976

25.04.1978

 17

Convention on the conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, 1979)

23.06.1979

06.06.1990

 18

The Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

1980

 

 19

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Amend)

10.12.1982

19.04.1994

 20

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

22.03.1985

15.12.1989

 21

Convention on early notification of a nuclear accident

26.09.1986

11.01.1991

 22

Basal Convention of the Control of the Trans-boundary movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

22.03.1989

28.08.1992

 23

United Nations Framework Convention on Climatic Changes

09.05.1992

23.11.1993

 24

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

17.06.1995

09.12.1998

 25

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

22.05.1992

23.03.1994

 26

Convention on Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

   

 27

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

22.05.2001

22.12.2005

 

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RATIFIED DATE

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 28

Agreement on the Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia Pacific

08.01.1988

05.01.1989

 29

International Tropical Timber Agreement

1994

 

 30

Agreement for the establishment of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

25.11.1993

13.06.1994

 31

Plant Protection Agreement for Asia and the Pacific region

27.02.1956

27.02.1956

 32

Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of
10.12.1982

28.07.1994
04.08.1995

28.07.1995
24.10.1996

 

NO

TREATIES

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

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 33

The treaty banning nuclear weapon test in the atmosphere, in outer space and under water

05.08.1963

22.08.1964

 34

Treaty on principles governing the activities of status in the
exploration and use of outer space including the moon and other celestial bodies

27.01.1967

18.11.1986

 35

Forest Principles - UNCED

   

 36

South Asian Regional Seas Action Plan

   

 37

Washington Declaration on protection of the Marine Environment from land based activities

1995

 

 38

Rio Declaration on Environment & Development

June 1992

 

 

 

NO

PROTOCOLS

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

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 39

Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer

London amendment – 1993

Copenhagen amendment – 1997

Montreal amendment – 1999

Beijing amendment – 2002

16.09.1987

15.12.1989

 40

Kyoto Protocol

11.12.1997

03.09.2002

 41

Cartagena Protocol on Bio-safety

29.01.2000

28.04.2004

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS ON ENVIRONMENT TO WHICH SRI LANKA HAS BECOME A PARTY

NO

CONVENTIONS

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

DOWNLOAD

 01

The International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling

1946

 

 02

International Plant Protection Convention

06.02.1951
12.02.1952

27.02.1956
27.02.1956

 03

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the sea by oil

12.05.1954
29.11.1969
18.12.1971

11.07.1983
11.07.1987

 04

Convention on the High seas

29.04.1958

 

 05

Convention on the Continental Shelf

29.04.1958

30.10.1958

 06

Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources
of the High Seas

29.04.1958

 

 07

International Convention relating to intervention on the High Seas in cases of oil pollution casualties

29.11.1969

12.04.1983

 08

Convention concerning the Protection of workers against ionizing radiations

22.06.1960

18.06.1986

 09

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially
as Waterfowl habitats (Ramsar)

02.02.1971

15.06.1990

 10

Stockholm Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment

1972

 

 11

Convention on the prohibition of the development, production,
stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and their destruction

10.04.1972

10.08.1994

 12

Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural & Natural Heritage

16.11.1972

06.06.1980

 13

The international convention for the prevention of pollution from
the ships (MARPOL-1973)

11.02.1973

24.06.1997

 14

Convention on the prohibition of the Development, Production
Stockpiling of bacteriological toxic weapons and their destruction (Rotterdam Convention)

10.08.1994

19.01.2006

 15

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora (CITES)

03.03.1973

04.05.1979

 16

Convention on the prohibition of military or any other hostile use of environmental modification techniques

10.12.1976

25.04.1978

 17

Convention on the conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, 1979)

23.06.1979

06.06.1990

 18

The Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

1980

 

 19

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Amend)

10.12.1982

19.04.1994

 20

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

22.03.1985

15.12.1989

 21

Convention on early notification of a nuclear accident

26.09.1986

11.01.1991

 22

Basal Convention of the Control of the Trans-boundary movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

22.03.1989

28.08.1992

 23

United Nations Framework Convention on Climatic Changes

09.05.1992

23.11.1993

 24

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

17.06.1995

09.12.1998

 25

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

22.05.1992

23.03.1994

 26

Convention on Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

   

 27

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

22.05.2001

22.12.2005

 

NO

AGREEMENTS

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

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 28

Agreement on the Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia Pacific

08.01.1988

05.01.1989

 29

International Tropical Timber Agreement

1994

 

 30

Agreement for the establishment of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

25.11.1993

13.06.1994

 31

Plant Protection Agreement for Asia and the Pacific region

27.02.1956

27.02.1956

 32

Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of
10.12.1982

28.07.1994
04.08.1995

28.07.1995
24.10.1996

 

NO

TREATIES

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

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 33

The treaty banning nuclear weapon test in the atmosphere, in outer space and under water

05.08.1963

22.08.1964

 34

Treaty on principles governing the activities of status in the
exploration and use of outer space including the moon and other celestial bodies

27.01.1967

18.11.1986

 35

Forest Principles - UNCED

   

 36

South Asian Regional Seas Action Plan

   

 37

Washington Declaration on protection of the Marine Environment from land based activities

1995

 

 38

Rio Declaration on Environment & Development

June 1992

 

 

 

NO

PROTOCOLS

ADOPTED DATE

RATIFIED DATE

DOWNLOAD

 39

Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer

London amendment – 1993

Copenhagen amendment – 1997

Montreal amendment – 1999

Beijing amendment – 2002

16.09.1987

15.12.1989

 40

Kyoto Protocol

11.12.1997

03.09.2002

 41

Cartagena Protocol on Bio-safety

29.01.2000

28.04.2004

 

 

 

 


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