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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

An overall framework convention for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

An international convention to combat desertification.
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The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

An international framework convention on biological diversity that entered into force on 29 December 2009.
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The Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region (Abidjan Convention)

The Convention covers the marine environment, coastal zones and related inland waters falling within the jurisdiction of the States of the Western African Region, from Mauritania to South Africa.
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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

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.
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