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  •   Titel: Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal trans
Beschrijving:  The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is the most comprehensive global environmental agreement on hazardous and other wastes. The Convention has 172 Parties and aims to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects resulting from the generation, management, transboundary movements and disposal of hazardous and other wastes. The Basel Convention came into force in 1992.
Samenvatting:  This website contains documents and information used by the Parties to the Basel Convention and other stakeholders. A special section for the general public and other newcomers to the issues addressed by the Convention is also available.
  •   Titel: Chemical Weapons Convention trans
Auteur:  Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Beschrijving:  The CWC aims to eliminate an entire category of weapons of mass destruction by prohibiting the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer or use of chemical weapons by States Parties. States Parties, in turn, must take the steps necessary to enforce that prohibition in respect of persons (natural or legal) within their jurisdiction.
  •   Titel: CITES, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species trans
Beschrijving:  CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
  •   Titel: CMS, Convention on Migratory Species trans
Beschrijving:  The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or Bonn Convention) aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range. It is an intergovernmental treaty, concluded under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme, concerned with the conservation of wildlife and habitats on a global scale. Since the Convention's entry into force, its membership has grown steadily to include 110 (as of 1 October 2008) Parties from Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Europe and Oceania.
  •   Titel: Convention on Biological Diversity trans
Beschrijving:  The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993. It has 3 main objectives:

1.To conserve biological diversity
2.The use biological diversity in a sustainable fashion
3.To share the benefits of biological diversity fairly and equitably

  •   Titel: General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Dayton Agreement) trans
Bron:  Office of the High Representative (OHR)
  •   Titel: German-Czech Declaration on Mutual Relations and their Future Development trans
Beschrijving:  English translation of the declaration signed by Helmut Kohl and Vaclav Klaus in January 1997.
  •   Titel: Landmines Convention trans
Bron:  International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)
  •   Titel: Northern Ireland Peace Agreement trans
Bron:  Northern Ireland Office (NIO)
Beschrijving:  The Agreement (also known as the Good Friday Agreement or Belfast Agreement) was reached in Belfast on Friday, April 10 1998. It sets out a plan for devolved government in Northern Ireland on a stable and inclusive basis and provided for the creation of Human Rights and Equality commissions, the early release of terrorist prisoners, the decommissioning of paramilitary weapons and far reaching reforms of criminal justice and policing.
  •   Titel: Ramsar Convention on Wetlands trans
Samenvatting:  The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. There are presently 159 Contracting Parties to the Convention, with 1847 wetland sites, totaling 181 million hectares, designated for inclusion in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
  •   Titel: The Energy Charter Treaty trans
Samenvatting:  The roots of the Energy Charter date back to a political initiative launched in Europe in the early 1990s, at a time when the end of the Cold War offered an unprecedented opportunity to overcome previous economic divisions. Nowhere were the prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation clearer than in the energy sector, and there was a recognised need to ensure that a commonly accepted foundation was established for developing energy cooperation among the states of Eurasia. On the basis of these considerations, the Energy Charter process was born.
  •   Titel: The Ozone Secretariat trans
Bron:  United Nations Environment Programme
  •   Titel: The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies trans
Samenvatting:  The Wassenaar Arrangement has been established in order to contribute to regional and international security and stability, by promoting transparency and greater responsibility in transfers of conventional arms and dual-use goods and technologies, thus preventing destabilising accumulations. Participating States seek, through their national policies, to ensure that transfers of these items do not contribute to the development or enhancement of military capabilities which undermine these goals, and are not diverted to support such capabilities.
  •   Titel: UNCCD, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification trans
Bron:  United Nations
  •   Titel: U.N. Convention against Transnational Organized Crime trans