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Title: Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution
Alternative Title(s): LTRAP
Available From: http://www.unece.org/env/lrtap/lrtap_h1.htm
Conclusion Date: 1979-11-13
Entry Into Force Date: 1983-03-16
Description: This international agreement provides the "essential framework for controlling and reducing the damage to human health and the environment caused by transboundary air pollution". It is open to members of the UNECE region (Europe and North America).
The convention is extended by eight specific protocols, each of which is linked from this site. The site also provides ratification information for the convention and its protocols.
Also included are documents of the Executive Body and working groups.The text of the convention and many of the related documents are in PDF.
Legal Citation: TIAS 10541; 1302 UNTS 217; 18 ILM 1442 (1979)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Protection of the Atmosphere
Home > International Environmental Law > Pollution
Home > International Environmental Law > Transboundary Cooperation
Keywords: air & atmosphere
pollution
transboundary cooperation
Language(s): English
French
Russian
Document Creator: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Environment and Human Settlements Division
air.env@unece.org
Site Administrator: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Environment and Human Settlements Division
air.env@unece.org


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