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Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). January 2014
  • This convention, which was adopted in 1992 and entered into force in 1996, serves as a mechanism to strengthen international cooperation and national measures for the ecologically sound management and protection of transboundary surface waters and groundwaters. Furthermore, it provides an intergovernmental platform for the day-to-day development of transboundary cooperation. The Convention is open to all United Nations Member States. This document describes the amendments to the Convention with definitions of its structure and intentions in English, French and Russian.
  • Main themes: Lakes, Monitoring, Transboundary waters, Water conservation , Water cooperation, Water governance
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, Lawyers, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Legal
  • Type of resource: Amendment, Convention
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