The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal: 1999 Protocol on Liability and Compensation
- Environmental Overview: International Environmental Agreements and Associations. Youngblood Coleman, Denise // Burma (Myanmar) Country Review;2013, p253
The article provides information on international environmental agreements and associations including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP), and the Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements...
- NAFTA environmental institutions building transboundary cooperation. KNOX, JOHN H. // Trends (15339556);Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p4
The article offers information on the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), an agreement on international cooperation for transboundary pollution signed by the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. It states that the agreement created side agreements to the North American Free Trade...
- After Indonesiaâ€™s Ratification: The ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution and Its Effectiveness As a Regional Environmental Governance Tool. Heilmann, Daniel // Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs;2015, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p95
On 20 January 2015 Indonesia deposited its instrument of ratification for the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution with the ASEAN Secretariat, becoming the last ASEAN member state to join the treaty. Haze pollution poses a serious health threat to the people of Indonesia, Singapore...
- International Direct Investment and Transboundary Pollution: An Empirical Analysis of Complex Networks. Yuping Deng; Helian Xu // Sustainability (2071-1050);2015, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p3933
Using complex networks and spatial econometric methods, we empirically test the extent to which a country's influence and its position in an international investment network affect environmental quality as well as the country's role in transboundary pollution transfer. The estimated results show...
- Call for export ban on hazardous waste. // United Nations Chronicle;Mar93, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p99
Announces a December 1992 ministerial-level conference in Piriapolis, Uruguay, of countries that ratified the 1989 Basel Convention on the transboundary movements and disposal of hazardous waste called on industrialized countries to ban their exports of hazardous waste to developing countries. ...
- Groups nears decision on Basel scrap material. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;09/22/97, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p1
Reports that the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of Parties in Malaysia in October 1997, on the Basel Convention, is expected to determine which scrap materials are exempt from a hazardous waste ban. Information on the ban; Anticipation by United State scrap metal exporters of the meeting;...
- Treaty bans exports of hazwaste to developing countries. Ward, Mike; Begley, Ronald // Chemical Week;4/6/94, Vol. 154 Issue 13, p15
Reports on the pronouncement by American and European chemical industries that the 1994 Basel Convention's total ban on exports of hazardous wastes from developed nations to developing ones will have little impact on their operations. Concerns regarding the treaty; Details of the treaty.
- Hazardous wastes convention amended. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec95, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p79
Reports on the amendment adopted by the Third Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes on September 22, 1995 regarding the exporting of hazardous wastes.
- Managing toxic waste. Land, T. // New Leader;11/27/89, Vol. 72 Issue 18, p4
Discusses the key provisions of a treaty signed by some 50 countries as an effort to regulate the international transport and disposal of hazardous waste materials. Emphasis on illegal export of such materials to Third World countries; Need for further negotiations.