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Multilateral Environmental Agreements in force in Bangladesh

LIST OF ENVIRONMENT RELATED INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS, PROTOCOLS, TREATIES SIGNED/RATIFIED BY BANGLADESH:
 
No.

Environment Related International Conventions, Protocols and Treaties

Signed Ratified/Accessed(AC)/
Accepted(AT)/ Adaptation (AD)
Being Ratified
01. International Plant Protection Convention (Rome, 1951.)   01.09.78  
02. International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil (London, 1954 (as amended on 11 April 1962 and 21 October 1969.)   28.12.81
(entry into force)
 
03. Plant Protection Agreement for the South East Asia and Pacific Region (as amended) (Rome, 1956.)   04.12.74 (AC)
(entry into force)
 
04. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and under Water (Moscow, 1963.)

13.03.85

   
05. Treaty on Principles governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and use of outer Space Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (London, Moscow, Washington, 1967.)   14.01.86 (AC)  
06. International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties (Brussels, 1969.)   04.02.82
(entry into force)
 
07. Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar, 1971) ("Ramsar Convention").   20.04.92
(ratified)
 
08. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxic Weapons, and on Their Destruction (London, Moscow, Washington, 1972.)   13.03.85  
09. Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and natural Heritage (Paris, 1972.)   03.08.83
(Accepted)
03.11.83
(ratified)
 
10. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and flora (Washington, 1973.) ("CITES Convention")

20.11.81

18.02.82  
11. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Montego Bay, 1982.)   10.12.82  
12.   02.08.90 (AC)
31.10.90
(entry into force)
 
13.   02.08.90
31.10.90 (AC)
(entry into force)
 
13a. London Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (London, 1990)   18.03.94 (AC)
16.06.94
(entry into force)
 
13b. Copenhagen Amendment to the Montreal protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Copenhagen, 1992   27.11.2000 (AT)
26.2.2001
(Entry into force)
 
13c.   27.7.2001
(Accepted)
26.10.2001
(Entry into force)
 
14. Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (Vienna, 1986.) 07.01.88 (ratified)   07.02.88
(entry into force)
 
15. Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident of Radiological Emergency (Vienna, 1986.)   07.01.88
(ratified)
07.02.88
(entry into force)
 
16. Agreement on the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia and the Pacific (Bangkok, 1988.)   15.05.90
(ratified)
 
17.   01.04.93 (AC)  
18. International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation (London, 1990.)

30.11.90

 

In the process of ratification

19.

09.06.92
 

15.04.94  
20.

05.06.92

03.05.94  
21.

14.10.94

 26.01.1996 (Ratification)
26.12.1996
(entry into force)
 
22. Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques, (Geneva, 1976.)   03.10.79 (AC)
(entry into force)
 
23. Agreement Relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 (New York, 1994.)

28.07.96

   
24. Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (New York, 1995.)

04.12.95

   
25. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (Paris, 1993.)

14.01.93

   
26. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (Paris, 1994.)

14.10.94

26.01.96  
27. Convention on Nuclear Safety (Vienna, 1994.)

21.09.95

21.09.95 (AT)  
28.

24.5.2000

05.05.2004 (AC)

29.

23.5.2001

12 March 2007

30. Kyoto protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change   21.8.2001 (AC)
11.12.1997 (AD)
 

Note:
AC: Accession/Accessed
AD: Adaptation/Adapted
AT: Accepted