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Title: Convention on Biological Diversity
Alternative Title(s): Biodiversity Convention
Available From: http://www.cbd.int/convention/text
Conclusion Date: 1992-06-05
Entry Into Force Date: 1993-12-29
Description: The Convention on Biological Diversity, adopted during the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, promotes biodiversity, sustainable use, and the sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.The Convention provides for national reporting of efforts to implement the provisions of the Convention.
The text of the Convention is available in PDF.
Legal Citation: 1760 UNTS 79; 31 ILM 818 (1992)
Amended By: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Biodiversity & Protection of Ecosystems
Keywords: biodiversity
Earth Summit
sustainable development
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Document Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
secretariat@biodiv.org
Site Administrator: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
secretariat@biodiv.org


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