The RAMSAR Convention

An intergovernmental treaty for the protection and sustainable use of wetlands in general and Ramsar Sites in particular


Convention Text – UNFCCC

The UNFCCC entered into force on 21 March 1994. Today, it has near-universal membership. The 197 countries that have ratified the Convention are called Parties...


Convention Text – UNCCD

Established in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land...


Convention Text – UNCBD

The objectives of this Convention, to be pursued in accordance with its relevant provisions, are the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its...