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XVII. Environment


 

1. Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

Adopted: 30 Nov 1979; Entry into force: 16 Mar 1983; 
Armenia's ratification - 21 Feb 1997

2. Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals

Adopted: 24 Jun 1998; Entry into force: 29 Dec 2003; 
Armenia's signature - 18 Dec 1998

3. Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Adopted: 24 Jun 1998; Entry into force: 23 Oct 2003; 
Armenia's signature - 18 Dec 1998

4. Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution  to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone

Adopted: 30 Nov 1999; Entry into force: 17 May 2005; 
Armenia's signature - 1 Dec 1999

5. Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 22 Mar 1985; Entry into force: 22 Sep 1988; 
Armenia's ratification - 1 Oct 1999

6. Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 16 Sep 1987; Entry into force: 1 Jan 1989; 
Armenia's ratification - 1 Oct 1999

7. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 29 Jun 1990; Entry into force: 10 Aug 1992; 
Armenia's ratification - 26 Nov 2003

8. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 25 Nov 1992; Entry into force: 1 Jan  1999; 
Armenia's ratification - 26 Nov 2003

9. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer adopted by the Ninth Meeting of the Parties

Adopted: 17 Sep 1997; Entry into force: 10 November 1999; 
Armenia's ratification - 18 Dec 2008

10. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 3 Dec 1999; Entry into force: 25 February 2002; 
Armenia's ratification - 18 Dec 2008

11. Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

Adopted: 22 Mar 1989; Entry into force: 5 May 1992; 
Armenia's ratification - 1 Oct 1999

12. Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

Adopted: 25 Feb 1991; Entry into force: 10 Sep 1997; 
Armenia's ratification - 21 Feb 1997

13. Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

Adopted: 5 Jun 2003; Entry into force: 11 Jul 2010; 
Armenia's ratification - 24 Jan 2011

14. Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Adopted: 17 Jun 1999; Entry into force: 4 Aug 2005; 
Armenia's signature- 17 Jun 1999

15. Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Adopted: 17 Mar 1992; Entry into force: 19 Apr 2000; 
Armenia's ratification - 21 Feb 1997

16. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Adopted: 9 May 1992; Entry into force: 21 Mar 1994;  
Armenia's ratification - 14 May 1993

17. Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Adopted: 11 Dec 1997; Entry into force: 16 Feb 2005; 
Armenia's ratification - 25 Apr 2003

18. Amendment to Annex B of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Adopted: 17 Nov 2006; Entry into force: not yet in force; 
Armenia's ratification -19 Nov 2008

19. Convention on biological diversity

Adopted: 5 June 1992; Entry into force: 29 Dec 1993; 
Armenia's ratification - 14 May 1993

20. Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Adopted: 29 Jan 2000; Entry into force: 11 Sep 2003; 
Armenia's ratification - 30 Apr 2004

21. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

Adopted: 14 Oct 1994; Entry into force: 29 Dec 1996; 
Armenia's ratification - 2 Jul 1997

22. Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Adopted: 25 Jun 1998; Entry into force: 30 Oct 2001; 
Armenia's ratification - 1 Aug 2001

23. Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers

Adopted: 21 May 2003; Entry into force: 8 Oct 2009; 
Armenia's signature - 21 May 2003

24. Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

Adopted: 10 Sep 1998; Entry into force: 24 Feb 2004; 
Armenia's ratification - 26 Nov 2003

25. Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Adopted: 22 May 2001; Entry into force: 17 May 2004; 
Armenia's ratification - 26 Nov 2003

26. Protocol on Civil Liability and Compensation for Damage Caused by the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents on Transboundary Waters to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes and to the 1992 Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Adopted: 21 May 2003; Entry into force: Not yet in force; 
Armenia's signature - 21 May 2003

27. Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-term Financing of the Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP)

Adopted: 28 Sep 1984; Entry into force: 28 Jan 1988; 
Armenia's ratification - 21 Jan 2014

28. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 25 Nov 1992; Entry into force: 14 June 1994; 
Armenia's ratification - 26 Nov 2003

29. Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Adopted: 17 Sep 1997; Entry into force: 10 Nov 1999; 
Armenia's ratification - 18 Dec 2008

30. Minamata Convention on Mercury

Adopted: 10 Oct 2013; Entry into force: not yet in force; 
Armenia's signature - 10 Oct 2013