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Yearbook of International Cooperation on Environment and Development 2002-03

By Olav Schram Stokke, Oystein B. Thommessen

Routledge – 2009 – 338 pages

Series: International Environmental Governance Set

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'An important tool for researchers and decision-makers alike' Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO) 'An invaluable source for everyone who needs to be up-to-date on international efforts to solve global environmental challenges. Unique in its presentations of the interrelationship between treaties, IGO, NGOs and governments' Jonathan Lash, President, World Resources Institute (WRI) The essential reference to all the rapidly multiplying international agreements on environment and development issues. This ninth annual edition of the Yearbook demonstrates the international community's position on specific environment and development problems, the main obstacles to effective international solutions, and how to overcome them. It assesses both the achievements and shortcomings of co-operation, distinguishing between the rhetoric and the reality of environment world politics. Contents ? Current Issues and Key Themes ? Agreements on Environment and Development Systematically listed key data and illustrations concerning the most important international agreements presented on the basis of information from the organizations in question and other sources, covering such matters as: objectives ? scope ? time and place of establishment ? status of participation ? affiliated instruments and organizations ? major activities ? secretariat ? finance ? rules and standards ? monitoring and implementation ? decision-making bodies ? key publications ? Internet sources. This edition includes the new International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. ? Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs), including UN specialized agencies objectives ? type of organization ? membership ? date of establishment ? secretariat ? activities ? decision-making bodies ? finance ? key publications ? Internet sources. ? International Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) ? objectives ? type of organization ? membership ? date of establishment ? secretariat ? activities ? budget ? key publications ? Internet sources. Originally published in 2002

Contents

Contributors to this Yearbook Introducation Olav Schram Stokke and 0ystein B. Thommessen Current Issues and Key Themes The Johannesburg Summit and Sustainable Development: How Effective are Environmental Mega conferences? Gill Seyfang and Andrew Jordan The Global Climate Change Regime: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead Benito Mnller Environmental Protection in the South Pacific: The Effectiveness of SPREP and its Conventions Richard Herr The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty: A Ten-Year Review Davor Vidas The Ransar Convention o r z Wetlands: Has it Made a Difference? Michael Bowman Friends of the Earth International Keith Suter General Environmental Concerns Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Arhus Convention), htu~s1, 998 Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention), Espoo, 1991 Atmosphere Annex 16, vol. E (Environmental Protection: Aircraft Engine Emissions) to the L944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, Montreal, 198 1 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP), Geneva, 1979 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New York, 1992 Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, Vienna, 1985, including the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Montreal. 1987 Hazardous Substances Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movements and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa (Bamako Convention), Bamako, 1991 Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Caused during Carriage of Dangct.ous Goods by Road, Rail, and Inland Navigation Vessels (CRTD), Geneva, 1989 Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (Basel Convention), Basel, 1989 Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Rotterdam Convention on PIC), Rotterdam 1998 Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, Helsinki, 1992 Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (Waigani Convention) Waigani, 1995 European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways(ADN), Geneva, 2000 European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), Geneva, 1957 FAO International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides, Rome, 1985 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (Stockholm Convention on POPS), Stockholm, 2001 Marine Environment Global Conventions Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (London Convention l972), London, 1972 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL. 73/78), London, 1973 and 1978 International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2002 (Bunkers Convention), London 2001 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 (1969 CLC), Brussels, 1969, 1976, and 1984 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage 1992 (1992 Fund Convention), London, 1992 International Convention on liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS), London 1996 International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response, and Co-operation (OPRC), London, 1990 International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties (Intervention Convention), Brussels, 1961) United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOS Convention), Montego Bay, 1932 Regional Conventions Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR Convention), Paris, 1992 Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (1992 Helsinki Convention), Helsinki, 1992 Conventions within the UNEP Regional Seas Programme Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution (Bucharest Convention), Bucharest, 1992 Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, Cartagena de Indias, 1983 Convention for the Protection, Management, and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region, Nairobi, 1985 Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollulion, Kuwait, 1978 Convention for the Protection and Development of the Maine Environment and Coastal Region of the Mediterranean Sea (Barcelona Convention), Barcelona, 1976 * Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment, Jeddah, 1982 * Convention for the Protection d the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacgc Region (Noumea Convention), Noumea, 1986 * Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Zone of the South-East Pacific, Lima, 1981 * Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region, Abidjan, 198 1 Marine Living Resources Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Canberra, 1980 International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Rio tic Janeiro, 1966 International Convention for (he Regulation of Whaling (ICRW), Washington, 1946 Nature Conservation and Terrestrial Living Resources Antarctic Treaty, Washington, DC, 1959 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention), Paris, 1972 Convention on Biological Diversity (CRD), Nairobi, 1992 Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), Bonn, 1979 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (SITPFS), Washington, DC, 1971 Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention), Ramsar. 1971 Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD), Paris, 1994 FAO International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources, Kome, 1983 International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), Kome, 2001 International Tropical Tirnkr Agreement, 1994 @TA, 19941, Geneva, 1994 Nuclear Safety Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency (Assistance Convention), Vienna, 1986 Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (Notification Convention), Vienna, 1986 Convention on Nuclear Safety, Vienna, 1994 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage, Vienna, 1963 Freshwater Resources Convention on the Protection of the Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (ECE Water Convention). Helsmki, 1992 Tables of Agreements and Degrees of Participation, by Country Intergovernmental Organizations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) European Union (EU): Environment Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) International Fund for Agricultural Development (EAD) International Labour Organization (IILO) International Maritime Organization (MO) International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOW finds) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Basel Action Network (BAN) Climate Action Network (CAN) Consumers International (Cl) Development (OECD), Environment Policy Committee @POC) United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (umo) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) World Bank World F a d Programme (WFP) World Health Organization (WHO) World Meteorological Organization (WMO) World Trade Organization (WO) Water Environment Federation (WEF) Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) Earth Council 292 World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Earthwatch institute World Wide Fund For Nature Environmental Liaison Centre International ( EICI) European Environmental Bureau (EEB) Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) Greenpeace International International Chamber of Commerce ( ICC) International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Genetic Resource Action International (GRAIN) Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment International Institute for Sustainable Development International Solar Energy Society (ISFS) Regional Environmental Center for Central and IlJCN - The World Conservation Union Eastern Europe (REC) Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Stakeholder Forum for OUTC Sierra Club United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Society for International Development (SE)) Service GJN-NGLSJ Third World Network (TWN) Tables of International Organizations and Degrees of Participation, by Country and Territory Index List of Articles

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