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2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12 Article 12
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.1 (1) The Contracting Governments undertake to set up a permanent Commission to which each of them shall appoint one or if they so desire two delegates.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.10 (10) The Contracting Governments undertake to give effect to any recommendation of the Commission for the extension or alteration of this Convention which has been carried unanimously at a meeting of the Commission and accepted by all Contracting Governments not represented at the meeting.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.2 (2) The Commission shall elect its own President either from among the delegates or from independent nominees. If a delegate has been elected President lie shall forthwith cease to be the delegate of his Government and that Government shall have the right to appoint another person to serve as its delegate.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.3 (3) The Commission shall draw up its own rules of procedure including provisions for the term of office of the President and the election of subsequent Presidents and such rules may be altered or amended from time to time by a majority of the delegates of Contracting Governments who are present and vote. Only ill the case of an even division of votes on any such matter shall the President have a casting vote and it shall be decisive.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.4 (4) For the purpose of voting on all matters within the scope of this article each Contracting Government shall possess one vote, whether it has appointed one delegate or two, but the vote may be exercised by either delegate.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.5 (5) It shall be the duty of this Commission to consider whether the provisions of this Convention should be extended or altered. For this purpose the Commission shall where practicable consult the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.6 (6) The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland undertakes to call the first meeting of this Commission in the United Kingdom within two years from the coming into force of this Convention, and to call subsequent meetings at the request of the President at such time and in such places as the Commission shall decide.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.7 (7) There shall be a meeting of the Commission not less than once in every three years.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.8 (8) The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland undertakes to communicate the agenda for the first meeting to all other Contracting Governments not less than one month before the date of the meeting.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.9 (9) Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted by the President of the Commission to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which shall in turn communicate them to all the Governments which have ratified or acceded to this Convention.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4 Article IV
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.a (a) The Council shall elect from among its members a President to hold office for one year. It shall have authority to appoint or dismiss the Secretary of the Council, the Director, the Secretary-Accountant and the scientific and technical personnel of the Control Service, and to determine their conditions of service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.b (b) The Council shall meet in ordinary session each year in the month of June or July. Extraordinary meetings of the Council may be convened by the President or at the request of a majority of the Participating Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.c (c) The Director of the Control Service shall forward each year, one month before the date fixed for the next meeting of the Council, his annual report to the Council. This shall be examined during the annual meeting of the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.d (d) The Council shall at its annual meeting adopt the plans and estimates for the operations of the Control Service for the following Control year (beginning on the 1st July, of the current calendar year and ending on the 30th June of the following calendar year).
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.e (e) The Council shall make its own rules of procedure, and shall have power to appoint an Executive Committee to carry out its decisions.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6 Article VI
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.a (a) The ordinary annual expenses of the Council and Control Service shall be covered by contributions, of the Participating Governments in the proportion of 12 per cent. for Southern Rhodesia, 16 per cent. for the Belgian Congo, 8 per cent, for Ruanda-Urundi, 28 per cent. for the Union of South Africa and 36 per cent. for all the remaining Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.b (b) The apportionment of contributions shall be reviewed by the Council in the event of any other Government becoming a participating Government in accordance with Articles IX or X.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.c (c) Each Participating Government shall have the option of paying its share of the annual expenses in cash or in kind, either by providing quarters or transport or by paying its own personnel seconded to the Control Service, with the agreement of the Council or of the Director of the Control Service.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12 Article XII
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.a 1. a. The present Treaty may be modified or amended at any time by unanimous agreement of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX. Any such modification or amendment shall enter into force when the depositary Government has received notice from all such Contracting Parties that they have ratified it.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.b b. Such modification or amendment shall thereafter enter into force as to any other Contracting Party when notice of ratification by it has been received by the depositary Government. Any such Contracting Party from which no notice of ratification is received within a period of two years from the date of entry into force of the modification or amendment in accordance with the provision of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the present Treaty on the date of the expiration of such period.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.a 2. a. If after the expiration of thirty years from the date of entry into force of the present Treaty, any of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX so requests by a communication addressed to the depositary Government, a Conference of all the Contracting Parties shall be held as soon as practicable to review the operation of the Treaty.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.b b. Any modification or amendment to the present Treaty which is approved at such a Conference by a majority of the Contracting Parties there represented, including a majority of those whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX, shall be communicated by the depositary Government to all Contracting Parties immediately after the termination of the Conference and shall enter into force in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of the present Article
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.c c. If any such modification or amendment has not entered into force in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article within a period of two years after the date of its communication to all the Contracting Parties, any Contracting Party may at any time after the expiration of that period give notice to the depositary Government of its withdrawal from the present Treaty; and such withdrawal shall take effect two years after the receipt of the notice by the depositary Government.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.26 Article XXVI
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.26.A A. A conference shall be convened by the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency at any time after the expiry of a period of five years from the date of the entry into force of this Convention in order to consider the revision thereof, if one-third of the Contracting Parties express a desire to that effect.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.26.B B. Any Contracting Party may denounce this Convention by notification to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency within a period of twelve months following the first revision conference held pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Article.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.26.C C. Denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which notification to that effect has been received by the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6 ARTICLE VI
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.1x The present Agreement shall enter into force on April 15, 1972.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.2x The Agreement shall continue in force for a period of one year. If no Participating Government gives notice three months before the expiration of the Agreement of its intention to terminate the Agreement, then it shall be extended automatically for successive periods of one year unless terminated by a Participating Government 3 months before the expiration of the current period.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.3x Representatives of the three Governments shall consult yearly before the expiration date of the Agreement in order to review the effectiveness of the Agreement with a view to implementing possible further measures to improve the Observer Scheme.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.12 ARTICLE XII
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.12.1x Five years after the entry into force of this Convention, or earlier if it is requested by a majority of the Parties to the Convention by submitting a proposal to this effect to the Depositary Governments, a conference of States Parties to the Convention shall be held at Geneva, Switzerland, to review the operation of the Convention, with a view to assuring that the purposes of the preamble and the provisions of the Convention, including the provisions concerning negotiations on chemical weapons, are being realized. Such review shall take into account any new scientific and technological developments relevant to the Convention.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.7 Article 7 Review of operations
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.7.1x The Contracting Parties shall meet within five years after the entry into force of this Convention and at least every five years thereafter to review the operation of the Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art..11.5 5. At any meeting, the Parties may determine and adopt rules of procedure for the meeting.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11 Article XI
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.1 1. The Secretariat shall call a meeting of the Conference of the Parties not later than two years after the entry into force of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.2 2. Thereafter the Secretariat shall convene regular meetings at least once every two years, unless the Conference decides otherwise, and extraordinary meetings at any time on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3 3. At meetings, whether regular or extraordinary, the Parties shall review the implementation of the present Convention and may:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.a (a) make such provision as may be necessary to enable the Secretariat to carry out its duties;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to Appendices I and II in accordance with Article XV;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.c (c) review the progress made towards the restoration and conservation of the species included in Appendices I, II and III;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.d (d) receive and consider any reports presented by the Secretariat or by any Party; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.e (e) where appropriate, make recommendations for improving the effectiveness of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.4 4. At each regular meeting, the Parties may determine the time and venue of the next regular meeting to be held in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.6 6. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not a Party to the present Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference by observers, who shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7 7. Any body or agency technically qualified in protection, conservation or management of wild fauna and flora, in the following categories, which has informed the Secretariat of its desire to be represented at meetings of the Conference by observers, shall be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7.a (a) international agencies or bodies, either governmental or non-governmental, and national governmental agencies and bodies; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7.b (b) national non-governmental agencies or bodies which have been approved for this purpose by the State in which they are located. Once admitted, these observers shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13 Article XIII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.1 1. When the Secretariat in the light of information received is satisfied that any species included in Appendix I or II is being affected adversely by trade in specimens of that species or that the provisions of the present Convention are not being effectively implemented, it shall communicate such information to the authorized Management Authority of the Party or Parties concerned.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.2 2. When any Party receives a communication as indicated in paragraph 1 of this Article, it shall, as soon as possible, inform the Secretariat of any relevant facts insofar as its laws permit and, where appropriate, propose remedial action. Where the Party considers that an inquiry is desirable, such inquiry may be carried out by one or more persons expressly authorized by the Party.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.3 3. The information provided by the Party or resulting from any inquiry as specified in paragraph 2 of this Article shall be reviewed by the next Conference of the Parties which may make whatever recommendations it deems appropriate.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31 Article 31
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the General Section.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31.2 2. In the event of changes in the conditions of the international oil market, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.36 Article 36
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.36.1x The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the Special Section and shall, as appropriate, report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.74 Article 74
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.74.1x This Agreement shall be subject to a general review after 1st May, 1980.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.6.1x Chapter VI
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11 XI UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES AND RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.1 1. Should unforeseen occurrences put in doubt the achievement of the project objectives within the agreed time, budget or cost schedule, the project manager shall immediately report to the project board, which shall decide on the continuation. A decision to continue shall require the unanimous agreement of the parties, and must include necessary amendments of the time, budget or cost schedule as the case may be.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.2 2. If a decision to continue the project can not be reached, then any party to this Agreement shall have the right to withdraw from the Agreement. In such a case the withdrawing party is under an obligation to fulfil its share of project commitments which originate prior to the date of the withdrawal. The withdrawing party has the right to all information produced by the project up to the date of withdrawal. The information will be supplied in the form existing at the date of withdrawal without processing of the data.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12 XII ARRANGEMENTS FOR TERMINATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.1x Equipment purchased within the project budget is regarded as being the property of the parties, each having a share in the percentage proportion to the financial contribution as given in Article VI:2.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.2x After the termination of the project such equipment which can still be utilized for other purposes will be evaluated under consideration of normal depreciation. AES will make up a list of such equipment and its value for approval by the project board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.3x If AES with the approval of the project board decides to retain such equipment, the other parties will be credited in proportion to their financial grants.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.4x The project board shall decide upon the disposal of such remaining equipment as is not retained by AES.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.5x When selling equipment after the termination of the experiments, the costs for dismantling of such equipment and associated restoration shall be paid from the income of the sale of such equipment. The estimated economic net result shall be approved by the board before any action is taken in such matters.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.6x In case of a decision to terminate the project prior to its fulfilment, under the circumstances described in Article XI, AES undertakes to cancel the remaining delivery contracts and other remaining commitments for the project as soon as possible.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4 IV ORGANIZATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1 1. The project shall be directed by a project board. The board shall decide on all matters concerning the project within the framework of this Agreement.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.ax Each contracting party shall appoint one member of the board. The member appointed by AES will be the chairman of the board. Each member of the board may be assisted at the board meeting by one specialist who shall not have a voting right. The board shall meet at least 3 times a year. Additional board meetings shall be convened at the request of one member of the board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.bx The decisions of the project board shall normally be made by mutual agreement. Should it be necessary to vote on any decision, each member of the board shall have a number of votes in proportion to the financial commitment of the contracting party concerned according to Article VI below. Every member shall be given the opportunity to cast his vote. 60 % of the votes cast are required for a decision. An opportunity will be provided for voting in absentia and/or through designated alternate upon proper and timely notification of the matter to be voted on. Should it be necessary to revise the programme, the board should be prepared to meet at short notice.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.cx The distribution of votes among the four Nordic countries will be stated at the first board meeting.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.dx AES has an absolute veto right against decisions involving the safety of the plant or conflicts with Swedish laws and regulations.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2 2. AES shall appoint a project manager. The appointment requires the approval of the project board. The project manager shall be responsible to the project board for the execution and management of the agreed project. His duties include the drawing up of detailed programmes of work, including cost and time schedules.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2.ax The project manager shall be present at the meetings of the project board and shall have the right to participate in the deliberations He shall report at each meeting on the progress of the work of the project.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3 3. A committee, called the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), shall be established. The committee shall be composed of senior technical experts. Each contracting party having a share of 20 % of the total budget shall have the right to designate two members and each contracting party having a share of less than 20 % shall have the right to designate one member. The committee has the authority to direct the project manager on technical matters within the scope, cost and time schedule of the programme. Differences in opinion between the TAC members shall be resolved by the vote following the same procedure as applies to the voting in the board. If the project manager considers a proposal from the TAC to lead to an increase in costs or to a prolongation of the time schedule, the matter shall immediately be brought by him to the attention of the board for decision. Pending the decision of the board, no action shall be taken by the project manager that may infringe upon the freedom of the board to decide. The project manager shall be in attendance at the meetings of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3.ax The chairman of the project board chairs the meeting of the TAC. The committee shall meet at least three times per year. The meetings shall be convened by the chairman of the project board on his own initiative or at the request of members representing at least 40 % of the votes of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.4 4. In the performance of his duties, the project manger shall be assisted by a project staff as exemplified in Appendix C.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.5 5. AES undertakes to render the necessary technical and administrative services and to procure the material for implementation of the project. Legal acts relating to the carrying out of the project shall be performed by AES on behalf of the contracting parties.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.6 6. For the financial management of the project, AES shall arrange an adequate book-keeping and reporting system according to the needs of this Agreement. Additional reporting that may be required for specific national reasons is not the responsibility of the project. The auditing shall be performed by the auditors of AES, and if so requested by any of the other parties, by auditors elected by them.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5 V TIME SCHEDULE
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.1 1. The starting date of the project is February 1, 1975 and the project shall he carried out in accordance with the time schedule in Appendix E.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.2 2. As no development work on instrumentation or other equipment is planned within the project it is vitally important that the board makes it their responsibility to supervise that only well proven and tested instrumentation and other equipment is used for the experiments. At the end of the preparation phase the board shall review the situation regarding the installed instrumentation and other equipment and its formal approval is required for the start of the experimental phase.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.3 3. At least after every second blowdown the TAC shall decide whether the blowdown and measurement conditions have concurred with the general descriptions of the experiments in the agreement and whether the information achieved is complete enough to be useful or if the experiments should be repeated. This decision shall be communicated to the board members immediately
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years and extraordinary meetings at any other time deemed necessary, upon the request of the Organization or at the request of any Contracting Party, provided that such requests are supported by at least two Contracting Parties;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2 2. It shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties to keep under review the implementation of this Convention and the Protocols and, in particular
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.1 (i) to review gradually the inventories carried out by Contracting Parties and competent international organizations on the state of marine pollution and its effects in the Mediterranean Sea area;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.ii (ii) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties under Article 20;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iii (iii) to adopt, review and amend as required the Annexes to this Convention and to the Protocols in accordance with the procedure established in Article 17;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iv (iv) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Additional Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or the Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 15 and 16;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.v (v) to establish working groups as required to consider any matters related to this Convention and the Protocols and Annexes;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.vi (vi) to consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and the Protocols.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.10 ARTICLE XII
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.10.1x Two years after signature of this Agreement, the three Governments shall review the Agreement and the actions taken under it and shall make any necessary modifications to it.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.6 ARTICLE VIII
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.6.1x For purposes of reviewing progress made in the implementation of activities initiated or continued in accordance with this Agreement, and to carry out further planning of cooperative studies, research and related activities, the three Governments shall arrange for periodic consultations which may include, inter alia, meetings of policy planners or technical experts.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3 Article 3
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.1 1. The Contracting Parties will take in their own territory, the necessary measures to prevent an increase in the amounts of chloride ions discharged into the Rhine basin. The national concentration figures are shown in Annex II.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.2 2. An increase in the amounts of chloride ions from isolated discharges shall be admissible only to the extent that the Contracting Parties concerned will offset such concentration in their respective territories or if a general method of offsetting it is found within the framework of the International Commission. This provision shall not hinder the application of Article 6.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.3 3. A Contracting Party may, in exceptional cases and for imperative reasons, after having requested the opinion of the International Commission, authorize an increase in concentration without immediately offsetting it.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.4 4. The Contracting Parties will control all discharges of chloride ions greater than 1 kg/s in the basin of the Rhine in their territory.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.5 5. Each Contracting Party will send an annual report to the International Commission which shall indicate as precisely as possible the increase in the chloride-ion concentration in the waters of the Rhine. This report shall be based on all significant data from pertinent national programs and shall distinguish discharges greater than 1 kg/s from other discharges. Should such a distinction be impossible to make, it must be reported to the International Commission.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.3.6 6. The Annex mentioned previously in paragraph 1 as well as the maximum concentration of 1 kg/s of chloride ions shall be reviewed each year by the International Commission as the situation develops. If necessary, the International Commission shall propose changes in the Annex to the Governments.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x The Amazonian Cooperation Council comprising of top level diplomatic representatives shall meet once a year. Its duties shall be as follows:
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.1 1 . To ensure that the aims and objectives of the Treaty are complied with.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.2 2. To be responsible for carrying out the decisions taken at meetings of Foreign Affairs Ministers.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.3 3. To recommend to the Parties the advisability and the appropriateness of convening meetings of Foreign Affairs Ministers and of drawing-up the corresponding Agenda.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.4 4. To take under consideration initiatives and plans present by the Parties as well as to adopt decisions for undertaking bilateral or multilateral studies and plans, the execution of which as the case may be, shall be the duty of the Permanent National Commissions.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.5 5. To evaluate the implementation of plans of bilateral or multilateral interest.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.6 6. To draw-up the Rules and Regulations for its proper functioning.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.1 PARAGRAPH ONE: The Council shall hold special meetings through the initiative of any of the Contracting Parties with the support of the majority of the rest.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.2 PARAGRAPH TWO: The venue of regular meetings shall be rotated in alphabetical order among the Contracting Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7 Article VII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.1 1. The Conference of the Parties shall be the decision-making organ of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.2 2. The Secretariat shall call a meeting of the Conference of the Parties not later than two years after the entry into force of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.3 3. Thereafter the Secretariat shall convene ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Conference decides otherwise, and extraordinary meetings at any time on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall establish and keep under review the financial regulations of this Convention. The Conference of the Parties shall, at each of its ordinary meetings, adopt the budget for the next financial period. Each Party shall contribute to this budget according to a scale to be agreed upon by the Conference. Financial regulations, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions as well as their modifications, shall be adopted by unanimous vote of the Parties present and voting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5 5. At each of its meetings the Conference of the Parties shall review the implementation of this Convention and may in particular:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.a a) review and assess the conservation status of migratory species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.b b) review the progress made towards the conservation of migratory species, especially those listed in Appendices I and II;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.c c) make such provision and provide such guidance as may be necessary to enable the Scientific Council and the Secretariat to carry out their duties;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.d d) receive and consider any reports presented by the Scientific Council, the Secretariat, any Party or any standing body established pursuant to an Agreement;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.e e) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the conservation status of migratory species and review the progress being made under Agreements;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.f f) in those cases where an Agreement has not been concluded, make recommendations for the convening of meetings of the Parties that are Range States of a migratory species or group of migratory species to discuss measures to improve the conservation status of the species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.g g) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the effectiveness of this Convention; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.h h) decide on any additional measure that should be taken to implement the objectives of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.6 6. Each meeting of the Conference of the Parties should determine the time and venue of the next meeting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.7 7. Any meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall determine and adopt rules of procedure for that meeting. Decisions at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall require a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting, except where otherwise provided for by this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.8 8. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not a party to this Convention and, for each Agreement, the body designated by the parties to that Agreement, may be represented by observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9 9. Any agency or body technically qualified in protection, conservation and management of migratory species, in the following categories, which has informed the Secretariat of its desire to be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers, shall be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.a a) international agencies or bodies, either governmental or non-governmental, and national governmental agencies and bodies; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.b b) national non-governmental agencies or bodies which have been approved for this purpose by the State in which they are located.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.cx Once admitted, these observers shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10 Article 10
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.1 1. The representatives of the Contracting Parties shall, within the framework of the Senior Advisers to ECE Governments on Environmental Problems, constitute the Executive Body of the present Convention, and shall meet at least annually in that capacity.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2 2. The Executive Body shall:
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.a (a) review the implementation of the present Convention;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.b (b) establish, as appropriate, working groups to consider matters related to the implementation and development of the present Convention and to this end to prepare appropriate studies and other documentation and to submit recommendations to be considered by the Executive Body;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.c (c) fulfil such other functions as may be appropriate under the provisions of the present Convention.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.3 3. The Executive Body shall utilize the Steering Body for the EMEP to play an integral part in the operation of the present Convention, in particular with regard to data collection and scientific cooperation.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.4 4. The Executive Body, in discharging its functions, shall, when it deems appropriate, also make use of information from other relevant international organizations.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16 Article 16
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16.1 1. A conference of States Parties shall be convened by the depositary of five years after the entry into force of this Convention to review the implementation of the Convention and its adequacy as concerns the preamble, the whole of the operative part and the annexes in the light of the then prevailing situation.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16.2 2. At intervals of not less than five years thereafter, the majority of States Parties may obtain, by submitting a proposal to this effect to the depositary, the convening of further conferences with the same objective.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17 Article 17 MEETINGS OF THE CONTRACTING PARTIES
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years and extraordinary meetings at any other time deemed necessary, upon the request of the Organization or at the request of any Contracting Party, supported by at least three other Contracting Parties.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2 2. It shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties to keep under review the implementation of this Convention and its related protocols and, in particular:
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.i (i)To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties under article 22;
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.ii (ii)To adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its related protocols, in accordance with the provisions of article 20;
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.iii (iii)To make recommendations
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12 Article Xll
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.1x The High Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary sessions at least every two years and extraordinary sessions at any time whenever two or more of them so request.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.3x The ordinary sessions shall be held at the same time as those of the Co-ordinating Commission for Scientific Research of the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific, or its Legal Commission.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x At ordinary sessions, the High Contracting Parties shall examine, inter alia, the following points:
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.a (a) The extent to which this Agreement is being implemented, the effectiveness of the measures taken and the need to develop other kinds of activities;
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.b (b) The advisability of amending or revising the annex to this Agreement, and of modifying or expanding any resolutions adopted in pursuance thereof; and
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.c (c) The performance of any other function which may assist in achieving the purposes of this Agreement.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18 Article XVIII DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x The Council shall have the duties and functions necessary to achieve the objectives of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.a (a) To adopt its internal regulations;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.b (b) To keep under review the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, and the action plan adopted for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.c (c) To make recommendations regarding the adoption of any additional protocols or any amendments to the Convention or to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.d (d) To adopt, review and amend, as required, the annexes to this Convention and to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.e (e) To adopt and conclude agreements with States or with organizations with similar purposes or interests within the aims of this Convention and for the achievement of its purposes and which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.f (f) To review and evaluate the state of the marine environment and coastal areas on the basis of reports provided by the Contracting Parties, or by the international organizations concerned;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.g (g) To establish subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups, as required, to consider any matters related to this Convention and its protocols or related to the annexes of this Convention and its protocols or related to the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.h (h) To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties and reports prepared by the General Secretariat on questions relating to the Convention and to matters relevant to the administration of the Organization and to decide upon them;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.i (i) To endeavour to settle any differences or disputes between the Contracting Parties as to the interpretation or implementation of this Convention or its protocols or annexes;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.j (j) To appoint the Secretary General;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.k (k) To adopt and issue its rules of procedure, administrative and financial regulations guided by the constitution and regulations of ALECSO. The Council may adopt or amend any other regulations necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.l (l) To adopt the financial rules which determine, in particular, the contributions of the Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.m (m) To adopt the financial budget of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.n (n) To adopt the projects and budgets for the Organization activities;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.o (o) To approve a report on the work and activities of the Organization to be submitted for information to the ALECSO General Conference;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.p (p) To define and develop relations between the Organization and Arab organizations or bodies;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.q (q) To perform any additional functions necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols or which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11 Article 11 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x The Conference of Ministers, as the Organization’s supreme Authority, has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.a a. To formulate the general policy of the Organization and to adopt the measures required o achieve its objectives, in accordance with the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.b b. To consider and evaluate the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.c c. Approve any amendments to the Agreement in accordance with Article 35.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.d d. To review, modify or supplement the fields of cooperation within the region as established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.e e. To appoint and dismiss the Executive Director and the Assistant Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.f f. To approve, amend or reject, as may be the case, the reports and proposals of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.g g. To select a country other than the host country to hold a regular or special meeting whenever it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.h h. To give instructions to the Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.i i. To establish a system of initial contributions and annual dues and any amendment thereof in accordance with the needs of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.j j. To approve the Program of Activities and the budget of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.k k. To study and approve the Annual Report submitted by the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.l l. To approve the creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.m m. To approve in the First Regular Meeting the Regulations of the Organization to be made by the Executive Director and to amend them when it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.n n. To consider and decide on any other matter pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16 Article 16 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x The Governing Board shall formulate, analyze, revise, propose and recommend to the Conference all those provisions necessary for the application of this Agreement and achievement of its objectives. To this end, the Governing Board has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a a. To make recommendations to the Conference of Ministers for the fastest development of the sector, bearing in mind the food requirements of the people, the needs of the workers and entrepreneurs, and the need to attain an adequate level in the utilization of resources. In this sense, it shall make recommendations on the following matters:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.1 1. The general policy of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.2 2. Revision, amendment or supplementing of the regional cooperation areas established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.3 3. The reports and proposals of the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.4 4. The Program of Activities, Budget of the Organization and External Audit.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.5 5. The creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.6 6. The evaluation of the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.7 7. Other matters pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.b b. To consider and to propose to the Conference of Ministers the amendments to the Agreement, and Regulations made hereunder directed to strengthen the Organization and to improve its operation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.c c. To select the external auditor considering the proposals of the Executive Director.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6 Article 6: Conference of the Parties
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the secretariat designated on an interim basis under article 7 not later than one year after entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and for any subsidiary bodies it may establish, as well as financial provisions governing the functioning of the secretariat.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with article 5 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.b (b) Review the scientific information on the ozone layer, on its possible modification and on possible effects of any such modification;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.c (c) Promote, in accordance with article 2, the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing the release of substances causing or likely to cause modification of the ozone layer, and make recommendations on any other measures relating to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.d (d) Adopt, in accordance with articles 3 and 4, programmes for research, systematic observations, scientific and technological co-operation, the exchange of information and the transfer of technology and knowledge;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.e (e) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with articles 9 and 10, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.f (f) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.g (g) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with article 10, additional annexes to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.h (h) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with article 8; 1
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.i (i) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.j (j) Seek, where appropriate, the services of competent international bodies and scientific committees, in particular the World Meteorological Organization and the World Health Organization as well as the Co-ordinating Committee on the Ozone Layer, in scientific research, systematic observations and other activities pertinent to the objectives of this Convention, and make use as appropriate of information from these bodies and committees;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.k (k) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not party to this Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to the protection of the ozone layer which has informed the secretariat of its wish to be represented at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties as an observer may be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21 ARTICLE 21
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.1 (1) Ordinary meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be, held at least once in three years, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN, and extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2 (2) it shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties, in particular
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.a (a) to keep under review the implementation of this Agreement and the need for other measures, in particular the Appendices;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.b (b) to adopt, review and amend as required any Appendix to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.c (c) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with Article 28 or any other information which may be submitted by a Party, directly or through the Secretariat;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.d (d) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocol or any amendment to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.e (e) to establish working groups or any other subsidiary body as required to consider any matter related to this Agreement; (f) to consider and undertake any additional action including the adoption of financial rules, that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Agreement.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.30 Article 30
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.30.1x The Parties shall, within five years from the entry into force of this Convention and every five years thereafter, or more frequently if a majority of the Parties should so request, hold multilateral consultations within the Council of Europe to examine the application of this Convention, and the advisability of revising it or extending any of its provisions. These consultations shall take place at meetings convened by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The Parties shall communicate the name of their representative to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe at least two months before meetings.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Sect.11 Part XI - Final Provisions
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22 Article 22
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1 1. The Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years. Ordinary meetings shall review the implementation of this Convention and its Protocols and, in particular, shall:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.a (a) assess periodically the state of the environment in the Convention Area;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.b (b) consider the information submitted by the Parties under Article 19;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.c (c) adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its Protocols, in accordance with the provisions of Article 25;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.d (d) make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or its Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 23 and 24;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.e (e) establish working groups as required to consider any matters concerning this Convention and its Protocols;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.f (f) consider co-operative activities to be undertaken within the framework of this Convention and its Protocols, including their financial and institutional implications and to adopt decisions relating thereto;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.g (g) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols; and
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.h (h) adopt by consensus financial rules and budget prepared in consultation with the Organisation, to determine, inter alia, the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention and those Protocols to which they are party.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.2 2. The Organisation shall convene the first ordinary meeting of the Parties not later than one year after the date on which the Convention enters into force in accordance with Article 31.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.3 3. Extraordinary meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party or upon the request of the Organisation, provided that such requests are supported by at least two-thirds of the Parties. It shall be the function of an extraordinary meeting of the Parties to consider those items proposed in the request for the holding of the extraordinary meeting and any other items agreed to by all the Parties attending the meeting.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.4 4. The Parties shall adopt by consensus at their first ordinary meeting, rules of procedure for their meetings.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.10 ARTICLE 10
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.10.1x Without prejudice to the conduct of consultations among Parties by other means, the Director, at the request of any Party, shall convene a meeting of the Consultative Committee established by Annex 3 for consultation and co-operation on any matter arising in relation to this Treaty or for reviewing its operation.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15 Article 15
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of UNEP not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.4 4. The Parties at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine environment in the context of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.a (a) Promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes and other wastes;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.b (b) Consider and adopt, as required, amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.c (c) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.d (d) Consider and adopt protocols as required; and
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.e (e) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.6 6. The United Nations, its specialized agencies, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes or other wastes which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.7 7. The Conference of the Parties shall undertake three years after the entry into force of this Convention, and at least every six years thereafter, an evaluation of its effectiveness and, if deemed necessary, to consider the adoption of a complete or partial ban of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and other wastes in light of the latest scientific, environmental, technical and economic information.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17 Article 17
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17.1x Meetings of the Parties shall be responsible for:
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17.1x.a (a) general monitoring of implementation of this Agreement;
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17.1x.b (b) regular examination of the effectiveness of measures taken pursuant to this Agreement;
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17.1x.c (c) endeavouring as soon as possible to identify and define those areas which, owing to their environmental characteristics, must be regarded as particularly sensitive;
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.17.1x.d (d) carrying out any other functions which may be necessary in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12 Article 12
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1 (1) Parties designate the Organization, subject to its agreement and the availability of adequate resources to sustain the activity, to perform the following functions and activities:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a (a) information services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.i (i) to receive, collate and disseminate on request the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 10) and relevant information provided by other sources; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) to provide assistance in identifying sources of provisional financing of costs (see, for example, article 7(2));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b (b) education and training:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.i (i) to promote training in the field of oil pollution preparedness and response (see, for example, article 9); and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) to promote the holding of international symposia (see, for example, article 8(3));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c (c) technical services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.i (i) to facilitate co-operation in research and development (see, for example, articles 8(1), (2) and (4) and 9(1)(d));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.ii (ii) to provide advice to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.iii (iii) to analyse the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 8(1)) and relevant information provided by other sources and provide advice or information to States;
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d (d) technical assistance:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.i (i) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.ii (ii) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance and advice, upon the request of States faced with major oil pollution incidents.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.2 (2) In carrying out the activities specified in this article, the Organization shall endeavour to strengthen the ability of States individually or through regional arrangements to prepare for and combat oil pollution incidents, drawing upon the experience of States, regional agreements and industry arrangements and paying particular attention to the needs of developing countries.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.3 (3) The provisions of this article shall be implemented in accordance with a programme developed and kept under review by the Organization.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.13 Article 13
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.13.1x Parties shall evaluate within the Organization the effectiveness of the Convention in the light of its objectives, particularly with respect to the principles underlying co-operation and assistance.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15 ARTICLE 15 Conference of the Parties
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties, made up of Ministers having the environment as their mandate, is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the parties shall be convened by the Secretary General of the OAU not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.2 2. The Conference of the Parties to this Convention shall adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.3 3. The Parties to this Convention at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine and inland waters environments in the context of this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continued review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and in addition, shall:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.a (a) promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.c (c) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purpose of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.d (d) consider and adopt protocols as required;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.e (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.f (f) make decisions for the peaceful settlement of disputes arising from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes, if need be, according to international law.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.5 5. Organizations may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes which has informed the Secretariat, may be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16 ARTICLE 16 Secretariat
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1 1. The functions of the Secretariat shall be:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.a (a) to arrange for, and service, meetings provided for in Articles 15 and 17 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.b (b) to prepare and transmit reports based upon information received in accordance with Articles 3, 4, 6, 11 and 13 of this Convention as well as upon information derived from meetings of subsidiary bodies established under Article 15 of this Convention as well as upon as appropriate information provided by relevant inter-governmental and non-governmental entities;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.c (c) to prepare reports on its activities carried out in the implementation of its functions under this Convention and present them to the Conference of the Parties;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.d (d) to ensure the necessary co-ordination with relevant international bodies, and in particular to enter into such administrative and contractual arrangements as may be required for the effective discharge of its functions;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.e (e) to communicate with focal points, competent authorities and Dumpwatch established by the Parties in accordance with Article 5 of this Convention as well as appropriate inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations which may provide assistance in the implementation of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.f (f) to compile information concerning approved national sites and facilities of Parties to this Convention available for the disposal and treatment of their hazardous wastes and to circulate this information;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g (g) to receive and convey information from and to Parties on:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.iiix - sources of advice and expertise; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.iix - available technical and scientific know-how;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.ivx - availability of resources;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.ix - sources of technical assistance and training;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.ixx - the monitoring of hazardous wastes; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.viiix - the assessment of disposal capabilities and sites;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.viix - environmentally sound clean production methods relating to hazardous wastes, such as clean production technologies;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.vix - the management of the notification system of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.vx This information will assist them in,
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.g.xx - emergency responses;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.h (h) to provide Parties to this Convention with information on consultants or consulting firms having the necessary technical competence in the field, which can assist them with examining a notification for a transboundary movement, the concurrence of a shipment of hazardous wastes with the relevant notification, and/ or whether the proposed disposal facilities for hazardous wastes are environmentally sound, when they have reason to believe that the wastes in question will not be managed in an environmentally sound manner. Any such examinations would not be at the expense of the Secretariat;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.i (i) to assist Parties to this Convention in their identification of cases of illegal traffic and to circulate immediately to the Parties concerned any information it has received regarding illegal traffic;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.j (j) to co-operate with Parties to this Convention and with relevant and competent international organizations and agencies in the provision of experts and equipment for the purpose of rapid assistance to States in the event of an emergency situation; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.1.k (k) to perform such other functions relevant to the purposes of this Convention as may be determined by the Conference of the Parties to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.16.2 2. The Secretariat's functions shall be carried out on an interim basis by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) jointly with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) until the completion of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties held pursuant to Article 15 of this Convention. At this meeting, the Conference of the Parties shall also evaluate the implementation by the interim Secretariat of the functions assigned to it, in particular under paragraph 1 above, and decide upon the structures appropriate for those functions.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11 Article 11
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.1 1. The Parties shall meet, so far as possible, in connection with the annual sessions of the Senior Advisers to ECE Governments on Environmental and Water Problems. The first meeting of the Parties shall be convened not later than one year after the date of the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, meetings of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by a meeting of the Parties, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2 2. The Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention, and, with this purpose in mind, shall:
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.a (a) Review the policies and methodological approaches to environmental impact assessment by the Parties with a view to further improving environmental impact assessment procedures in a transboundary context;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.b (b) Exchange information regarding experience gained in concluding and implementing bilateral and multilateral agreements or other arrangements regarding the use of environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context to which one or more of the Parties are party;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.c (c) Seek, where appropriate, the services of competent international bodies and scientific committees in methodological and technical aspects pertinent to the achievement of the purposes of this Convention;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.d (d) At their first meeting, consider and by consensus adopt rules of procedure for their meetings;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.e (e) Consider and, where necessary, adopt proposals for amendments to this Convention;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.f (f) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6 6. The Meeting of the Parties
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1 6.1. The Parties shall meet, at the invitation of the Bonn Convention Secretariat on behalf of any Party, within one year of the entry into force of this agreement, and thereafter, at the notification of the Secretariat, not less than once every three years to review the progress made and difficulties encountered in the implementation and operation of the agreement since the last Meeting, and to consider and decide upon:
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.a (a) The latest Secretariat report;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.b (b) Matters relating to the Secretariat and the Advisory Committee;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.c (c) The establishment and review of financial arrangements and the adoption of a budget for the forthcoming three years;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.d (d) Any other item relevant to this agreement circulated among the Parties by a Party or by the Secretariat not later than 90 days before the Meeting, including proposals to amend the agreement and its Annex; and
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.e (e) The time and venue of the next Meeting.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.1 6.2.1. The following shall be entitled to send observers to the Meeting: the Depositary of this agreement, the secretariats of the Bonn Convention, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Landbased Sources, the Common Secretariat for the Cooperation on the Protection of the Wadden Sea, the International Whaling Commission, the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, the International Baltic Sea Fisheries Commission, the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, and all non-Party Range States and Regional Economic Integration Organizations bordering on the waters concerned.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.2 6.2.2. Any other body qualified in cetacean conservation and management may apply to the Secretariat not less than 90 days in advance of the Meeting to be allowed to be represented by observers. The Secretariat shall communicate such applications to the Parties at least 60 days before the Meeting, and observers shall be entitled to be present unless that is opposed not less than 30 days before the Meeting by at least one third of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.3 6.3. Decisions at Meetings shall be taken by a simple majority among Parties present and voting, except that financial decisions and amendments to the agreement and its Annex shall require a three-quarters majority among those present and voting. Each Party shall have one vote. However, in matters within their competence, the European Economic Community shall exercise their voting rights with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.4 6.4 The Secretariat shall prepare and circulate a report of the Meeting to all Parties and observers within 90 days of the closure of the Meeting. This agreement and its Annex may be amended at any Meeting of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.1 6.5.1. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Party.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.2 6.5.2. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Secretariat at least 90 days before the opening of the Meeting. The Secretariat shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.3 6.5.3. Amendments shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted them 90 days after the deposit of the fifth instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. Thereafter they shall enter into force for a Party 30 days after the date of deposit of its instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19 Article XIX
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall meet in conference upon recommendation by the Commission. They shall also meet in Conference within ten days at the request of one Contracting Party under extraordinary circumstances.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.2 2. The primary function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be the review of the implementation of this Convention and of the Protocols upon the report of the Commission.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.3 3. A non-Black Sea State which accedes to this Convention may attend the meetings of the Contracting Parties in an advisory capacity.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.21 Article 21. Financial Mechanism
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.21.1 1. There shall be a mechanism for the provision of financial resources to developing country Parties for purposes of this Convention on a grant or concessional basis the essential elements of which are described in this Article. The mechanism shall function under the authority and guidance of, and be accountable to, the Conference of the Parties for purposes of this Convention. The operations of the mechanism shall be carried out by such institutional structure as may be decided upon by the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting. For purposes of this Convention, the Conference of the Parties shall determine the policy, strategy, programme priorities and eligibility criteria relating to the access to and utilization of such resources. The contributions shall be such as to take into account the need for predictability, adequacy and timely flow of funds referred to in Article 20 in accordance with the amount of resources needed to be decided periodically by the Conference of the Parties and the importance of burden-sharing among the contributing Parties included in the list referred to in Article 20, paragraph 2. Voluntary contributions may also be made by the developed country Parties and by other countries and sources. The mechanism shall operate within a democratic and transparent system of governance.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.21.2 2. Pursuant to the objectives of this Convention, the Conference of the Parties shall at its first meeting determine the policy, strategy and programme priorities, as well as detailed criteria and guidelines for eligibility for access to and utilization of the financial resources including monitoring and evaluation on a regular basis of such utilization. The Conference of the Parties shall decide on the arrangements to give effect to paragraph 1 above after consultation with the institutional structure entrusted with the operation of the financial mechanism.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.21.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall review the effectiveness of the mechanism established under this Article, including the criteria and guidelines referred to in paragraph 2 above, not less than two years after the entry into force of this Convention and thereafter on a regular basis. Based on such review, it shall take appropriate action to improve the effectiveness of the mechanism if necessary.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.21.4 4. The Contracting Parties shall consider strengthening existing financial institutions to provide financial resources for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23 Article 23. Conference of the Parties
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules governing the funding of the Secretariat. At each ordinary meeting, it shall adopt a budget for the financial period until the next ordinary meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under review the implementation of this Convention, and, for this purpose, shall:
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with Article 26 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.b (b) Review scientific, technical and technological advice on biological diversity provided in accordance with Article 25;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.c (c) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with Article 28;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.d (d) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Articles 29 and 30, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.e (e) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.f (f) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Article 30, additional annexes to this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.g (g) Establish such subsidiary bodies, particularly to provide scientific and technical advice, as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.h (h) Contact, through the Secretariat, the executive bodies of conventions dealing with matters covered by this Convention with a view to establishing appropriate forms of cooperation with them; and
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.i (i) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10 ARTICLE X
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be to:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.a (a) review the report and the recommendations submitted to it by the Executive Committee on the work of the Organization since its preceding regular session;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.b (b) determine the policy of the Organization and approve its programme of work and budget;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.c (c) determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article XVI.3;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.d (d) adopt harmonized standards, guidelines and recommendations regarding plant protection;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.e (e) lay down general principles for the management and development of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.f (f) review the report on the work of the Organization and the audited accounts referred to in Article XV.3(a) ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.g (g) adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations of the Organization, and appoint auditors;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.h (h) elect the members of the Executive Committee referred to in Article XIII.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.i (i) appoint the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with Article XV.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.j (j) admit States to membership in accordance with Article XIX.5;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.k (k) adopt amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XX;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.l (l) adopt rules governing the arbitration of disputes;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.m (m) approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions referred to in Article XVIII and with governments, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the State in which the seat of the Organization is situated (hereinafter referred to as "the host State") ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.n (n) decide on the creation of any subsidiary body which may be necessary or useful for the carrying out of the functions of the Organization and their dissolution when appropriate;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.o (o) adopt Staff Regulations determining the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.p (p) perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are necessary or useful to carry out the Organization's activities.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.2 2. The Governing Council may, within the limits determined by it, delegate any matter coming within its functions to the Executive Committee, with the exception, however, of the functions specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), (j) and (k) of paragraph 1.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.1 1. The Organization shall have an Executive Committee composed of the Chairman, elected as provided for in Article IX.5, and of designated representatives of six Member States elected by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.2 2. The six Member States referred to in paragraph 1 shall be elected with due regard to the agro-climatic diversity of the Region and the principle of rotation among Member States at each regular session of the Governing Council, for terms of two years. However, at the first regular session of the Governing Council, three of the six Member States shall be elected for terms of three years. At subsequent regular sessions, the Governing Council shall specify the commencement of the two-year term to be served by each of the six Member States elected at the session concerned. Any vacancy in the Committee occurring in the period between elections shall be filled by another Member State co-opted, with its concurrence, by the remaining members. The State co-opted shall be a member of the Executive Committee until the end of the term of the State that it is replacing.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.3 3. The Executive Committee shall meet at least once a year at such time as it shall determine. Special sessions of the Executive Committee may be convened at the request of the Chairman or of a majority of its members. Sessions of the Executive Committee shall normally be held at the seat of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.4 4. With the exception of the Chairman, who is elected by the Governing Council, as provided for in paragraph 5 of Article IX, the Executive Committee shall, at the annual session provided for in paragraph 3 of this Article, elect its officers from among its members. The officers shall hold office until the next annual session. The Executive Committee shall adopt its own rules of procedure. All decisions shall be taken by a simple majority of the votes cast. A simple majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.5 5. The Governing Council may establish rules whereby the chairman may consult the members of the Executive Committee to correspondence or other rapid means of communication, should matters of exceptional urgency requiring action by the Committee arise between two of the Committee's sessions.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6 6. The Executive Committee shall:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.a (a) review the activities of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.b (b) make recommendations to the Governing Council on any matters relevant to the Council's functions;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.c (c) give guidance to the Executive Director of the Organization on the implementation of the policy and decisions adopted by the Governing Council;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.d (d) carry out any other functions entrusted to it by this Agreement or delegated to it by the Governing Council pursuant to Article X.2; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.e (e) establish specialized working groups in order to meet particular situations, when required.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.7 7. At each session the Executive Committee shall adopt a report which shall be submitted to the Governing Council.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3 Article 3
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1 1. The SPREP Meeting shall be open to the Membership of the Parties to this Agreement and, with the appropriate authorisation of the Party having responsibility for its international affairs, of each of the following:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.1x American Samoa
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.2x French Polynesia
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.3x Guam
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.4x New Caledonia
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.5x Northern Mariana Islands
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.6x Palau
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.7x Tokelau
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.8x Wallis and Futuna.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.2 2. The SPREP Meeting shall be held at such times as the SPREP Meeting may determine. A special SPREP Meeting may be held at any time as provided in the Rules of Procedure.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3 (j) to carry out such other functions as are specified in this Agreement or are necessary for the effective functioning of SPREP.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3 3. The SPREP Meeting shall be the plenary body and its functions shall be:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.a (a) to provide a forum for Members to consult on matters of common concern with regard to the protection and improvement of the environment of the South Pacific region and, in particular, to further the purposes of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.b (b) to approve and review the Action Plan for SPREP and to determine the general policies of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.c (c) to adopt the report of the Director on the operation of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.d (d) to adopt the work programmes of SPREP and review progress in their implementation;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.e (e) to adopt the Budget estimates of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.f (f) to make recommendations to Members;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.g (g) to appoint the Director;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.h (h) to give directions to the Director concerning the implementation of the Work Programme;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.h.i (i) to approve rules and conditions for the appointment of the staff of the Secretariat; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.4 4. The SPREP Meeting may establish such committees and sub-committees and other subsidiary bodies as it considers necessary.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5 5. In addition to the functions referred to in paragraph (3) of this Article, the SPREP Meeting shall, through such mechanisms as it considers appropriate, consult and co-operate with the Meetings of Parties to:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.a (a) the Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific adopted at Apia on 12 June 1976;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.b (b) the Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region adopted at Noumea on 24 November 1986 and related Protocols; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.c (c) any other international or regional Agreement that may be concluded for the protection of the environment of the South Pacific region,
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.dx with a view to ensuring the achievement of the purpose of SPREP and of this Agreement and facilitating the achievement of the purposes of those Conventions.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.28 Article 28
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.28.1x At such times as it may consider necessary, the Governing Body of the International Labour Office shall present to the General Conference a report on the working of this Convention and shall examine the desirability of placing on the agenda of the Conference the question of its revision in whole or in part.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10 Article 10: Council Functions
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1 1. The Council shall be the governing body of the Commission and shall:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.a (a) serve as a forum for the discussion of environmental matters within the scope of this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.b (b) oversee the implementation and develop recommendations on the further elaboration of this Agreement and, to this end, the Council shall, within four years after the date of entry into force of this Agreement, review its operation and effectiveness in the light of experience;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.c (c) oversee the Secretariat;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.d (d) address questions and differences that may arise between the Parties regarding the interpretation or application of this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.e (e) approve the annual program and budget of the Commission; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.f (f) promote and facilitate cooperation between the Parties with respect to environmental matters.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2 2. The Council may consider, and develop recommendations regarding:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.a (a) comparability of techniques and methodologies for data gathering and analysis, data management and electronic data communications on matters covered by this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.b (b) pollution prevention techniques and strategies;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.c (c) approaches and common indicators for reporting on the state of the environment;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.d (d) the use of economic instruments for the pursuit of domestic and internationally agreed environmental objectives;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.e (e) scientific research and technology development in respect of environmental matters;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.f (f) promotion of public awareness regarding the environment;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.g (g) transboundary and border environmental issues, such as the long-range transport of air and marine pollutants;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.h (h) exotic species that may be harmful;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.i (i) the conservation and protection of wild flora and fauna and their habitat, and specially protected natural areas;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.j (j) the protection of endangered and threatened species;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.k (k) environmental emergency preparedness and response activities;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.l (1) environmental matters as they relate to economic development;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.m (m) the environmental implications of goods throughout their life cycles;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.n (n) human resource training and development in the environmental field;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.o (o) the exchange of environmental scientists and officials;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.p (p) approaches to environmental compliance and enforcement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.q (q) ecologically sensitive national accounts;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.r (r) eco-labelling; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.s (s) other matters as it may decide.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3 3. The Council shall strengthen cooperation on the development and continuing improvement of environmental laws and regulations, including by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3.a (a) promoting the exchange of information on criteria and methodologies used in establishing domestic environmental standards; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3.b (b) without reducing levels of environmental protection, establishing a process for developing recommendations on greater compatibility of environmental technical regulations, standards and conformity assessment procedures in a manner consistent with the NAFTA.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4 4. The Council shall encourage:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.a (a) effective enforcement by each Party of its environmental laws and regulations;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.b (b) compliance with those laws and regulations; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.c (c) technical cooperation between the Parties.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5 5. The Council shall promote and, as appropriate, develop recommendations regarding:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5.a (a) public access to information concerning the environment that is held by public authorities of each Party, including information on hazardous materials and activities in its communities, and opportunity to participate in decision-making processes related to such public access; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5.b (b) appropriate limits for specific pollutants, taking into account differences in ecosystems.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6 6. The Council shall cooperate with the NAFTA Free Trade Commission to achieve the environmental goals and objectives of the NAFTA by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.a (a) acting as a point of inquiry and receipt for comments from non-governmental organizations and persons concerning those goals and objectives;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.b (b) providing assistance in consultations under Article 1114 of the NAFTA where a Party considers that another Party is waiving or derogating from, or offering to waive or otherwise derogate from, an environmental measure as an encouragement to establish, acquire, expand or retain an investment of an investor, with a view to avoiding any such encouragement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c (c) contributing to the prevention or resolution of environment-related trade disputes by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.i (i) seeking to avoid disputes between the Parties,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.ii (ii)making recommendations to the Free Trade Commission with respect to the avoidance of such disputes, and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.iii (iii) identifying experts able to provide information or technical advice to NAFTA committees, working groups and other NAFTA bodies;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.d (d) considering on an ongoing basis the environmental effects of the NAFTA; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.e (e) otherwise assisting the Free Trade Commission in environment-related matters.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7 7. Recognizing the significant bilateral nature of many transboundary environmental issues, the Council shall, with a view to agreement between the Parties pursuant to this Article within three years on obligations, consider and develop recommendations with respect to:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.a (a) assessing the environmental impact of proposed projects subject to decisions by a competent government authority and likely to cause significant adverse transboundary effects, including a full evaluation of comments provided by other Parties and persons of other Parties;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.b (b) notification, provision of relevant information and consultation between Parties with respect to such projects; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.c (c) mitigation of the potential adverse effects of such projects.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.8 8. The Council shall encourage the establishment by each Party of appropriate administrative procedures pursuant to its environmental laws to permit another Party to seek the reduction, elimination or mitigation of transboundary pollution on a reciprocal basis.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.9 9. The Council shall consider and, as appropriate, develop recommendations on the provision by a Party, on a reciprocal basis, of access to and rights and remedies before its courts and administrative agencies for persons in another Party's territory who have suffered or are likely to suffer damage or injury caused by pollution originating in its territory as if the damage or injury were suffered in its territory.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Sect.B Section B: The Secretariat
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.10 Article X. IMPLEMENTATION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.10.1 1. Each Member of the Commission shall ensure that such action is taken, under its national legislation, including the imposition of adequate penalties for violations, as may be necessary to make effective the provisions of this Agreement and to implement conservation and management measures which become binding on it under paragraph 1 of Article IX.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.10.2 2. Each Member of the Commission shall transmit to the Commission an annual statement of the actions it has taken pursuant to paragraph 1. Such statement shall be sent to the Secretary of the Commission not later than 60 days before the date of the following regular session of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.10.3 3. The Members of the Commission shall cooperate, through the Commission, in the establishment of an appropriate system to keep under review the implementation of conservation and management measures adopted under paragraph 1 of Article IX, taking into account appropriate and effective tools and techniques to monitor the fishing activities and to gather the scientific information required for the purposes of this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.10.4 4. The Members of the Commission shall cooperate in the exchange of information regarding any fishing for stocks covered by this Agreement by nationals of any State or entity which is not a Member of the Commission.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30 Article 30
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.1 1. The Council shall, within six months after the close of each calendar year, publish an annual report on its activities and such other information as it considers appropriate.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.2 2. The Council shall annually review and assess:
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.2.a (a) The international timber situation;
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.2.b (b) Other factors, issues and developments considered relevant to achieve the objectives of this Agreement.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.3 3. The review shall be carried out in the light of:
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.3.a (a) Information supplied by members in relation to national production, trade, supply, stocks, consumption and prices of timber;
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.3.b (b) Other statistical data and specific indicators provided by members as requested by the Council;
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.3.c (c) Information supplied by members on their progress towards the sustainable management of their timber producing forests;
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.3.d (d) Such other relevant information as may be available to the Council either directly or through the organizations in the United Nations system and intergovernmental, governmental or non-governmental organizations.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.4 4. The Council shall promote the exchange of views among member countries regarding:
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.4.a (a) The status of sustainable management of timber producing forests and related matters in member countries;
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.4.b (b) Resource flows and requirements in relation to objectives, criteria and guidelines set by the Organization.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.5 5. Upon request, the Council shall endeavour to enhance the technical capacity of member countries, in particular developing member countries, to obtain the data necessary for adequate information-sharing, including the provision of resources for training and facilities to members.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.30.6 6. The results of the review shall be included in the reports of the Council's deliberations.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.35 Article 35
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.35.1x The Council shall review the scope of this Agreement four years after its entry into force.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.10 CHAPTER X. MISCELLANEOUS
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4 Article IV
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1 1. The functions of the Annual Conference shall be:
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.a (a) to establish the allowable harvest level for pollock in the Convention Area (hereinafter referred to as "the AHL") for the succeeding year;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.b (b) to establish an individual national quota of pollock in the Convention Area (hereinafter referred to as "the INQ") for the succeeding year for each Party;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.c (c) to adopt other appropriate conservation and management measures for the pollock resources in the Convention Area;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.d (d) to establish a plan of work for the Scientific and Technical Committee (hereinafter referred to as "the Plan of Work");
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.e (e) to receive reports from each Party relating to measures taken to investigate and penalize violations of provisions of this Convention and measures adopted pursuant thereto;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.f (f) to establish the terms and conditions for any trial fishing operations for pollock in the Convention Area and to determine the scope of any cooperative scientific research on living marine resources other than pollock covered by this Convention;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.g (g) to discuss cooperative enforcement measures;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.h (h) to consider the effectiveness of the Central Bering Sea Observer Program established pursuant to Article XI and to adopt a manual of the procedures for boarding and inspection referred to in Article XI;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.i (i) to consider matters related to the conservation and management of living marine resources other than pollock in the Convention Area;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.j (j) to discuss scientific data and conservation measures of the coastal States of the Bering Sea related to pollock fishing in the Bering Sea;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.k (k) to discuss fishery support operations in the Convention Area, including the environmental impact of such operations;
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.l (l) to adopt amendments to the Annex to this Convention; and
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.1.m (m) to perform other functions as follow from provisions of this Convention or as are necessary to attain the objectives of this Convention.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.2 2. The Party that hosts the Annual Conference shall publish and maintain a record of all conservation and management measures in force in the Convention Area.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.4.3 3. In exercising its function under paragraph 1 above, the Annual Conference shall take full account of the reports and recommendations of the Scientific and Technical Committee.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22 Article 22
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2 2. The Conference of the Parties is the supreme body of the Convention. It shall make, within its mandate, the decisions necessary to promote its effective implementation. In particular, it shall:
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.a (a) regularly review the implementation of the Convention and the functioning of its institutional arrangements in the light of the experience gained at the national, subregional, regional and international levels and on the basis of the evolution of scientific and technological knowledge;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.b (b) promote and facilitate the exchange of information on measures adopted by the Parties, and determine the form and timetable for transmitting the information to be submitted pursuant to article 26, review the reports and make recommendations on them;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.c (c) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of the Convention;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.d (d) review reports submitted by its subsidiary bodies and provide guidance to them;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.e (e) agree upon and adopt, by consensus, rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and any subsidiary bodies;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.f (f) adopt amendments to the Convention pursuant to articles 30 and 31;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.g (g) approve a programme and budget for its activities, including those of its subsidiary bodies, and undertake necessary arrangements for their financing;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.h (h) as appropriate, seek the cooperation of, and utilize the services of and information provided by, competent bodies or agencies, whether national or international, intergovernmental or non-governmental;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.i (i) promote and strengthen the relationship with other relevant conventions while avoiding duplication of effort; and
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.j (j) exercise such other functions as may be necessary for the achievement of the objective of the Convention.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall, at its first session, adopt its own rules of procedure, by consensus, which shall include decision-making procedures for matters not already covered by decision-making procedures stipulated in the Convention. Such procedures may include specified majorities required for the adoption of particular decisions.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.4 4. The first session of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the interim secretariat referred to in article 35 and shall take place not later than one year after the date of entry into force of the Convention. Unless otherwise decided by the Conference of the Parties, the second, third and fourth ordinary sessions shall be held yearly, and thereafter, ordinary sessions shall be held every two years.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.5 5. Extraordinary sessions of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be decided either by the Conference of the Parties in ordinary session or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within three months of the request being communicated to the Parties by the Permanent Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.6 6. At each ordinary session, the Conference of the Parties shall elect a Bureau. The structure and functions of the Bureau shall be determined in the rules of procedure. In appointing the Bureau, due regard shall be paid to the need to ensure equitable geographical distribution and adequate representation of affected country Parties, particularly those in Africa.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.7 7. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and any State member thereof or observers thereto not Party to the Convention, may be represented at sessions of the Conference of the Parties as observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, which is qualified in matters covered by the Convention, and which has informed the Permanent Secretariat of its wish to be represented at a session of the Conference of the Parties as an observer, may be so admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.8 8. The Conference of the Parties may request competent national and international organizations which have relevant expertise to provide it with information relevant to article 16, paragraph (g), article 17, paragraph 1 (c) and article 18, paragraph 2( b).
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7 Article 7
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.1 1. A Governing Council consisting of the Parties to this Agreement is hereby established to be known as the Governing Council for Co-operative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2 2. Each Party shall send a delegation to the meetings of the Governing Council and shall be represented on the Governing Council by a Minister or alternate who shall be the head of the delegation. Because of the technical nature of the Task Force, Parties should endeavour to include the following in their delegations:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.a (a) high ranking officials dealing with wildlife law enforcement affairs;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.b (b) officials whose normal duties are connected with the activities of the Task Force; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.c (c) specialists in the subjects on the agenda.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.3 3. The first meeting of the Governing Council shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than three months after the entry into force of this Agreement. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Governing Council shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Council at its first meeting.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.4 4. Meetings of the Governing Council will normally be held at the Seat of the Task Force unless the Council decides otherwise.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.5 5. Extraordinary meetings of the Governing Council shall be held at such times as may be determined by the Council, or at the written request of any Party, provided that such request is supported by at least one third of the Parties within two months of the request being communicated to them by the Director of the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6 6. At its first meeting, the Governing Council shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.a (a) by consensus elect its Chairperson and adopt rules of procedure, including decision-making procedures, which may include specified majorities required for adoption of particular decisions;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.b (b) decide the Seat of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.c (c) consider and approve the appointment of the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer and decide upon their terms and conditions of service as well as the terms and conditions of service of the supporting staff;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.d (d) adopt terms of reference and financial and administrative rules of the Task Force; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.e (e) consider and approve an initial budget to establish and operate the Task Force and agree upon the contributions of each Party to the budget.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.7 7. At ordinary meetings the Governing Council shall approve a budget for the Task Force and agree upon the contributions of each Party to the budget.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8 8. The Governing Council shall determine the general policies of the Task Force and, for this purpose, shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8.a (a) consider the reports submitted by the Director; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8.b (b) upon expiry, termination or renewal of their terms of service, consider and approve the appointment of the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9 9. The Governing Council shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.a (a) keep under review the implementation of this Agreement;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.b (b) consider and undertake any additional action that may be deemed necessary for the achievement of the objective of this Agreement in the light of experience gained in its operation; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.c (c) consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Article 11, amendments to this Agreement.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32 Article 32
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1 1) In recognition of the need for time to adapt to the requirements of a market economy, a Contracting Party listed in Annex T may temporarily suspend full compliance with its obligations under one or more of the following provisions of this Treaty, subject to the conditions in paragraphs 3) to 6):
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.ax Article 62) and 5)
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.bx Article 74)
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.cx Article 91)
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.dx Article 107) - specific measures
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.ex Article 141)d) - related only to transfer of unspent earnings
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.fx Article 203)
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.1.gx Article 221) and 3)
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.2 2) Other Contracting Parties shall assist any Contracting Party which has suspended full compliance under paragraph 1) to achieve the conditions under which such suspension can be terminated. This assistance may be given in whatever form the other Contracting Parties consider most effective to respond to the needs notified under subparagraph 4)c) including, where appropriate, through bilateral or multilateral arrangements.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.3 3) The applicable provisions, the stages towards full implementation of each, the measures to be taken and the date or, exceptionally, contingent event, by which each stage shall be completed and measure taken are listed in Annex T for each Contracting Party claiming transitional arrangements. Each such Contracting Party shall take the measure listed by the date indicated for the relevant provision and stage as set out in Annex T. Contracting Parties which have temporarily suspended full compliance under paragraph (1) undertake to comply fully with the relevant obligations by 1 July 2001. Should a Contracting Party find it necessary, due to exceptional circumstances, to request that the period of such temporary suspension be extended or that any further temporary suspension not previously listed in Annex T be introduced, the decision on a request to amend Annex T shall be made by the Charter Conference.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.4 4) A Contracting Party which has invoked transitional arrangements shall notify the Secretariat no less often than once every 12 months:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.4.a a) of the implementation of any measures listed in its Annex T and of its general progress to full compliance;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.4.b b) of the progress it expects to make during the next 12 months towards full compliance with its obligations, of any problem if foresees and of its proposals for dealing with that problem;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.4.c c) of the need for technical assistance to facilitate completion of the stages set out in Annex T as necessary for the full implementation of this Treaty, or to deal with any problem notified pursuant to subparagraph b) as well as to promote other necessary market-oriented reforms and modernization of its energy sector;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.4.d d) of any possible need to make a request of the kind referred to in paragraph 3).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.5 5) The Secretariat shall:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.5.a a) circulate to all Contracting Parties the notifications referred to in paragraph 4);
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.5.b b) circulate and actively promote, relying where appropriate on arrangements existing within other international organizations, the matching of needs for and offers of technical assistance referred to in paragraph 2) and subparagraph 4)c);
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.5.c c) circulate to all Contracting Parties at the end of each six month period a summary of any notifications made under subparagraph 4)a) or d).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.32.6 6) The Charter Conference shall annually review the progress by Contracting Parties towards implementation of the provisions of this Article and the matching of needs and offers of technical assistance referred to in paragraph 2) and subparagraph 4)c). In the course of that review it may decide to take appropriate action.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34 Article 34
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.1 1) The Contracting Parties shall meet periodically in the Energy Charter Conference referred to herein as the "Charter Conference") at which each Contracting Party shall be entitled to have one representative. Ordinary meetings shall be held at intervals determined by the Charter Conference.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.2 2) Extraordinary meetings of the Charter Conference may be held at such times as may be determined by the Charter Conference, or at the written request of any Contracting Party, provided that, within six weeks of the request being communicated to the Contracting Parties by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one-third of the Contracting Parties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3 3) The functions of the Charter Conference shall be to:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.a a) carry out the duties assigned to it by this Treaty and any Protocols;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.b b) keep under review and facilitate the implementation of the principles of the Charter and of the provisions of this Treaty and the Protocols;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.c c) facilitate in accordance with this Treaty and the Protocols the coordination of appropriate general measures to carry out the principles of the Charter;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.d d) consider and adopt programmes of work to be carried out by the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.e e) consider and approve the annual accounts and budget of the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.f f) consider and approve or adopt the terms of any headquarters or other agreement, including privileges and immunities considered necessary for the Charter Conference and the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.g g) encourage cooperative efforts aimed at facilitating and promoting market-oriented reforms and modernization of energy sectors in those countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics undergoing economic transition;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.h h) authorize and approve the terms of reference for the negotiation of Protocols, and consider and adopt the texts thereof and of amendments thereto;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.i i) authorize the negotiation of Declarations, and approve their issuance;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.j j) decide on accessions to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.k k) authorize the negotiation of and consider and approve or adopt association agreements;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.l l) consider and adopt texts of amendments to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.m m) consider and approve modifications of and technical changes to the Annexes to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.n n) appoint the Secretary-General and take all decisions necessary for the establishment and functioning of the Secretariat including the structure, staff levels and standard terms of employment of officials and employees.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.4 4) In the performance of its duties, the Charter Conference, through the Secretariat, shall cooperate with and make as full a use as possible, consistently with economy and efficiency, of the services and programmes of other institutions and organizations with established competence in matters related to the objectives of this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.5 5) The Charter Conference may establish such subsidiary bodies as it considers appropriate for the performance of its duties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.6 6) The Charter Conference shall consider and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.7 7) In 1999 and thereafter at intervals of not more than five years) to be determined by the Charter Conference, the Charter Conference shall thoroughly review the functions provided for in this Treaty in the light of the extent to which the provisions of the Treaty and Protocols have been implemented. At the conclusion of each review the Charter Conference may amend or abolish the functions specified in paragraph 3) and may discharge the Secretariat.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Sect.7 PART VII
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4 ARTICLE IV
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1 1. An Action Plan is appended as Annex 3 to this Agreement. It specifies actions which the Parties shall undertake in relation to priority species and issues, under the following headings, consistent with the general conservation measures specified in Article III of this Agreement:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.a (a) species conservation;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.b (b) habitat conservation;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.c (c) management of human activities;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.d (d) research and monitoring;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.e (e) education and information; and
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.1.f (f) implementation.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.2 2. The Action Plan shall be reviewed at each ordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties, taking into account the Conservation Guidelines.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.3 3. Any amendment to the Action Plan shall be adopted by the Meeting of the Parties, taking into consideration the provisions of Article III of this Agreement.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.4.4 4. The Conservation Guidelines shall be submitted to the Meeting of the Parties for adoption at its first session, and shall be regularly reviewed.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6 ARTICLE VI
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.1 1. The Meeting of the Parties shall be the decision-making body of this Agreement.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.2 2. The Depositary shall, in consultation with the Convention Secretariat, convene a session of the Meeting of the Parties not later than one year after the date of the entry into force of this Agreement. Thereafter, the Agreement secretariat shall convene, in consultation with the Convention Secretariat, ordinary sessions of the Meeting of the Parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Meeting of the Parties decides otherwise. Where it is possible to do so, such sessions should be held in conjunction with the ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.3 3. On the written request of at least one third of the Parties, the Agreement secretariat shall convene an extraordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.4 4. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, any State not a Party to the Agreement, and the secretariats of international conventions concerned inter alia with the conservation, including protection and management, of migratory waterbirds may be represented by observers in sessions of the Meeting of the Parties. Any agency or body technically qualified in such conservation matters or in research on migratory waterbirds may also be represented at sessions of the Meeting of the Parties by observers, unless at least one third of the Parties present object.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.5 5. Only Parties have the right to vote. Each Party shall have one vote, but regional economic integration organizations which are Parties to this Agreement shall, in matters within their competence, exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are Parties to the Agreement. A regional economic integration organization shall not exercise its right to vote if its Member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.6 6. Unless provided otherwise in this Agreement, decisions of the Meeting of the Parties shall be adopted by consensus or, if consensus cannot be achieved, by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7 7. At its first session, the Meeting of the Parties shall:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7.a (a) adopt its rules of procedure by consensus;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7.b (b) establish an Agreement secretariat within the Convention Secretariat to perform the secretariat functions listed in Article VIII of this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7.c (c) establish the Technical Committee provided for in Article VII of this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7.d (d) adopt a format for the reports to be prepared according to Article V, paragraph 1, subparagraph (c), of this Agreement; and
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.7.e (e) adopt criteria to define emergency situations which require urgent conservation measures, and determine the modalities for assigning responsibility for action to be taken.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8 8. At each of its ordinary sessions, the Meeting of the Parties shall:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.a (a) consider actual and potential changes in the conservation status of migratory waterbirds and the habitats important for their survival, as well as the factors which may affect them;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.b (b) review the progress made and any difficulty encountered in the implementation of this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.c (c) adopt a budget and consider any matters relating to the financial arrangements for this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.d (d) deal with any matter relating to the Agreement secretariat and the membership of the Technical Committee;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.e (e) adopt a report for communication to the Parties to this Agreement and to the Conference of the Parties of the Convention; and
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.8.f (f) determine the time and venue of the next session.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9 9. At any of its sessions, the Meeting of the Parties may:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.a (a) make recommendations to the Parties as it deems necessary or appropriate;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.b (b) adopt specific actions to improve the effectiveness of this Agreement and, as the case may be, emergency measures as provided for in Article VII, paragraph 4, of this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.c (c) consider and decide upon proposals to amend this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.d (d) amend the Action Plan in accordance with Article IV, paragraph 3, of this Agreement;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.e (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as it deems necessary to assist in the implementation of this Agreement, in particular for coordination with bodies established under other international treaties, conventions and agreements with overlapping geographic and taxonomic coverage; and
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.6.9.f (f) decide on any other matter relating to the implementation of this Agreement.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.36 Article 36
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.36.1 1. Four years after the date of entry into force of this Agreement, the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall convene a conference with a view to assessing the effectiveness of this Agreement in securing the conservation and management of straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks. The Secretary-General shall invite to the conference all States Parties and those States and entities which are entitled to become parties to this Agreement as well as those intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations entitled to participate as observers.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.36.2 2. The conference shall review and assess the adequacy of this Agreement and, if necessary, propose means of strengthening the substance and methods of implementation of those provisions in order better to address any continuing problems in the conservation and management of straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Sect.13 PART XIII
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13 Article 13
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.1 1. A Conference of the Parties to this Convention is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting. The quorum for meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be two-thirds of the Parties.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.2 2. The Conference of the Parties shall adopt by consensus at its first ordinary meeting, or as soon as practicable thereafter, Rules of Procedure. It shall also adopt by consensus financial rules, including the scale of contributions of the Parties to this Convention to the regular budget.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.3 3. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall consider the adoption of any additional measures in accordance with the Precautionary principle relating to the implementation of this Convention.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and in particular, shall:
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.a (a) promote the harmonisation, at high levels of protection, of appropriate legislation, policies, strategies and measures for minimising harm to human health and the environment;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.b (b) consider and adopt, where necessary, amendments to this Convention, and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia , available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.c (c) examine and approve the regular budget prepared by the Secretariat in accordance with Article 14;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.d (d) consider and undertake any additional action that may be necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in the operation of the Convention and developments elsewhere;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.e (e) consider and adopt protocols as necessary;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.f (f) establish and/or designate such subsidiary bodies or agencies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention; and
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.4.g (g) determine and adopt appropriate rules and procedures for the acceptance of new Parties to this Convention in accordance with Article 23 and Annexes III and IV.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.13.5 5. Any State which is eligible to become a Party to this Convention may be represented as an observer at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other State or any body or agency, whether national, regional or international, governmental or non-governmental, with an interest in the subject matter of this Convention which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties, may be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26 Article 26
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x The functions of the Assembly shall be:
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.a (a) to elect at each regular session its President and two Vice-Presidents who shall hold office until the next regular session;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.b (b) to determine its own rules of procedure, subject to the provisions of this Convention;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.c (c) to develop, apply and keep under review internal and financial regulations relating to the aim of the HNS Fund as described in Article 13, paragraph 1(a), and the related tasks of the HNS Fund listed in Article 15;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.d (d) to appoint the Director and make provisions for the appointment of such other personnel as may be necessary and determine the terms and conditions of service of the Director and other personnel;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.e (e) to adopt the annual budget prepared in accordance with Article 15(b);
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.f (f) to consider and approve as necessary any recommendation of the Director regarding the scope of definition of contributing cargo;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.g (g) to appoint auditors and approve the accounts of the HNS Fund;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.h (h) to approve settlements of claims against the HNS Fund, to take decisions in respect of the distribution among claimants of the available amount of compensation in accordance with Article 14 and to determine the terms and conditions according to which provisional payments in respect of claims shall be made with a view to ensuring that victims of damage are compensated as promptly as possible;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.i (i) to establish a Committee on Claims for Compensation with at least 7 and not more than 15 members and any temporary or permanent subsidiary body it may consider to be necessary, to define its terms of reference and to give it the authority needed to perform the functions entrusted to it; when appointing the members of such body, the Assembly shall endeavour to secure an equitable geographical distribution of members and to ensure that the States Parties are appropriately represented; the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly may be applied, mutatis mutandis , for the work of such subsidiary body;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.j (j) to determine which States not party to this Convention, which Associate Members of the Organization and which intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations shall be admitted to take part, without voting rights, in meetings of the Assembly and subsidiary bodies;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.k (k) to give instructions concerning the administration of the HNS Fund to the Director and subsidiary bodies;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.l (l) to supervise the proper execution of this Convention and of its own decisions;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.m (m) to review every five years the implementation of this Convention with particular reference to the performance of the system for the calculation of levies and the contribution mechanism for domestic trade; and
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.26.1x.n (n) to perform such other functions as are allocated to it under this Convention or are otherwise necessary for the proper operation of the HNS Fund.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3 Article III
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.1 1. The Meeting of the Parties shall be the decision-making body of this Agreement.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.2 2. The Depositary shall convene, in consultation with the Secretariat of the Convention, a session of the Meeting of the Parties to this Agreement not later than one year after the date of its entry into force. Thereafter, the Agreement secretariat shall convene, in consultation with the Secretariat of the Convention, ordinary sessions of the Meeting of the Parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Meeting of the Parties decides otherwise.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.3 3. The Agreement secretariat shall convene an extraordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties on the written request of at least two thirds of the Parties.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.4 4. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, any State not a Party to this Agreement, secretariats of other global and regional conventions or agreements concerned inter alia with the conservation of cetaceans, and regional or subregional fisheries management organizations with competence for species found temporarily or permanently resident in the Agreement area may be represented by observers in sessions of the Meeting of the Parties. Any other agency or body technically qualified in the conservation of cetaceans may be represented at sessions of the Meeting of the Parties by observers, unless at least one third of the Parties present object. Once admitted to a session of the Meeting of the Parties, an observer shall continue to be entitled to participate in future sessions unless one third of the Parties object at least thirty days before the start of the session.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.5 5. Only Parties have the right to vote. Each Party shall have one vote. Regional economic integration organizations which are Parties to this Agreement shall exercise, in matters within their competence, their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the Agreement. A regional economic integration organization shall not exercise its right to vote if its member States exercise theirs and vice versa.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.6 6. All decisions of the Meeting of the Parties shall be adopted by consensus except as otherwise provided in Article X of this Agreement. However, if consensus cannot be achieved in respect of matters covered by the annexes to the Agreement, a decision may be adopted by a two thirds majority of the Parties present and voting. In the event of a vote, any Party may, within one hundred and fifty days, notify the Depositary in writing of its intention not to apply the said decision.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7 7. At its first session, the Meeting of the Parties shall:
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.a a) adopt its rules of procedure;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.b b) establish an Agreement secretariat to perform the secretariat functions listed in Article IV of this Agreement;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.c c) designate in each subregion, within an existing institution, a Co-ordination unit to facilitate implementation of the measures prescribed in Annex 2 to this Agreement;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.d d) elect a Bureau as provided for in Article VI;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.e e) establish a Scientific Committee, as provided for in Article VII; and
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.7.f f) decide on the format and content of Party reports on the implementation of the Agreement, as provided for in Article VIII.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8 8. At each of its ordinary sessions, the Meeting of the Parties shall:
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.a a) review scientific assessments of the conservation status of cetaceans of the Agreement area and the habitats which are important to their survival, as well as the factors which may affect them unfavourably;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.b b) review the progress made and any difficulties encountered in the implementation of this Agreement on the basis of the reports of the Parties and of the Agreement secretariat;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.c c) make recommendations to the Parties as it deems necessary or appropriate and adopt specific actions to improve the effectiveness of this Agreement;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.d d) examine and decide upon any proposals to amend, as may be necessary, this Agreement;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.e e) adopt a budget for the next financial period and decide upon any matters relating to the financial arrangements for this Agreement;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.f f) review the arrangements for the Agreement secretariat, the Co-ordination units and the Scientific Committee;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.g g) adopt a report for communication to the Parties to this Agreement and to the Conference of the Parties of the Convention;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.h h) agree on the provisional time and venue of the next meeting; and
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.3.8.i i) deal with any other matter relating to implementation of this Agreement.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5 ARTICLE V
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.1 1. For the first three years following the entry into force of this Convention, the Parties shall hold an ordinary meeting at least once per year to consider matters pertaining to the implementation of the provisions of this Convention. Following that, the Parties shall hold ordinary meetings at least once every two years.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.2 2. The Parties may also hold extraordinary meetings when deemed necessary. These meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party, provided that such request is supported by a majority of the Parties.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3 3. At such meetings, the Parties shall, among other things:
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3.a a. Evaluate compliance with the provisions of this Convention;
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3.b b. Examine the reports and consider the recommendations of the Consultative Committee and the Scientific Committee, established pursuant to Articles VII and VIII, regarding the implementation of this Convention;
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3.c c. Adopt such additional conservation and management measures as deemed appropriate to achieve the objective of this Convention. If the Parties consider it necessary, such measures may be included in an Annex to this Convention;
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3.d d. Consider, and as necessary adopt, amendments to this Convention, in accordance with Article XXIV.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.3.e e. Review reports of the Secretariat, if established, relating to its budget and activities.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.4 4. At their first meeting, the Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for meetings of the Parties as well as for meetings of the Consultative Committee and the Scientific Committee, and shall consider other matters relating to those committees.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.5 5. Decisions reached at meetings of the Parties shall be adopted by consensus.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.5.6 6. The Parties may invite other interested States, relevant international organizations, as well as the private sector, scientific institutions and nongovernmental organizations with recognized expertise in matters pertaining to this Convention to attend their meetings as observers and to participate in activities under this Convention.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.11 Article XI National Scientific Advisory Committees
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.11.1 1. Each Party shall, in accordance with its laws and procedures, establish a National Scientific Advisory Committee (NATSAC) of qualified experts, operating in their individual capacities, from the public and private sectors, and from non-governmental organizations including, inter alia, qualified scientists.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.11.2 2. The functions of the NATSACs shall be, inter alia, those set forth in Annex VI.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.11.3 3. The Parties shall ensure that the NATSACs shall cooperate through regular and timely meetings in the review of data and the status of stocks, and in the development of advice for achieving the objectives of this Agreement. Such meetings shall take place at least once a year in conjunction with an ordinary Meeting of the Parties.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5 Article V International Dolphin Conservation Program
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.0x Pursuant to the International Dolphin Conservation Program and in consideration of the objective of this Agreement, the Parties shall, inter alia:
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1 1. Limit total incidental dolphin mortality in the purse-seine tuna fishery in the Agreement Area to no more than 5,000 annually, through the adoption and implementation of relevant measures, which shall include:
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.a a. The establishment of a system that provides incentives to vessel captains to continue to reduce incidental dolphin mortality, with the goal of eliminating dolphin mortality in this fishery;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.b b. The establishment within the framework of the IATTC of a system of technical training and certification for fishing captains and crews on the gear and its use, as well as the techniques for the rescue and safety of dolphins;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.c c. Within the framework of the IATTC, the promotion and support of research to improve gear, equipment, and fishing techniques, including those used in the fishery for tunas associated with dolphins;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.d d. The establishment of an equitable system for the assignment of dolphin mortality limits (DMLs), consistent with the per-year dolphin mortality caps, in accordance with Annexes III and IV;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.e e. Requiring their respective vessels that have been assigned a DML, or that otherwise operate in the Agreement Area, to comply with the operational requirements set forth in Annex VIII;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.f f. The establishment of a system for the tracking and verification of tuna harvested with and without mortality or serious injury of dolphins, based on the elements set forth in Annex IX;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.g g. The exchange of scientific research data collected by the Parties pursuant to this Agreement on a full and timely basis; and
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.1.h h. The conduct of research for the purpose of seeking ecologically sound means of capturing large yellowfin tunas not in association with dolphins;
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.2 2. Establish per-stock per-year dolphin mortality caps, and review and assess the effects of these caps, in accordance with Annex III; and
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.5.3 3.Review the measures at a Meeting of the Parties.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10 Article 10
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.1 1. The Parties shall, at sessions of the Executive Body, pursuant to article 10, paragraph 2 (a), of the Convention, review the information supplied by the Parties, EMEP and other subsidiary bodies, and the reports of the Implementation Committee referred to in article 11 of the present Protocol.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2 2. The Parties shall, at sessions of the Executive Body, keep under review the progress made towards achieving the obligations set out in the present Protocol.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.3 3. The Parties shall, at sessions of the Executive Body, review the sufficiency and effectiveness of the obligations set out in the present Protocol. Such reviews will take into account the best available scientific information on the effects of the deposition of persistent organic pollutants, assessments of technological developments, changing economic conditions and the fulfillment of the obligations on emission levels. The procedures, methods and timing for such reviews shall be specified by the Parties at a session of the Executive Body. The first such review shall be completed no later than three years after the present Protocol enters into force.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10 Article 10
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.1 1. The first meeting of the Parties shall be convened no later than one year after the date of the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, an ordinary meeting of the Parties shall be held at least once every two years, unless otherwise decided by the Parties, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to all Parties by the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Europe, the said request is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2 2. At their meetings, the Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention on the basis of regular reporting by the Parties, and, with this purpose in mind, shall:
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.a (a) Review the policies for and legal and methodological approaches to access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters, with a view to further improving them;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.b (b) Exchange information regarding experience gained in concluding and implementing bilateral and multilateral agreements or other arrangements having relevance to the purposes of this Convention and to which one or more of the Parties are a party;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.c (c) Seek, where appropriate, the services of relevant ECE bodies and other competent international bodies and specific committees in all aspects pertinent to the achievement of the purposes of this Convention;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.d (d) Establish any subsidiary bodies as they deem necessary;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.e (e) Prepare, where appropriate, protocols to this Convention;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.f (f) Consider and adopt proposals for amendments to this Convention in accordance with the provisions of article 14;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.g (g) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.h (h) At their first meeting, consider and by consensus adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and the meetings of subsidiary bodies;
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.2.h.i (i) At their first meeting, review their experience in implementing the provisions of article 5, paragraph 9, and consider what steps are necessary to develop further the system referred to in that paragraph, taking into account international processes and developments, including the elaboration of an appropriate instrument concerning pollution release and transfer registers or inventories which could be annexed to this Convention.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.3 3. The Meeting of the Parties may, as necessary, consider establishing financial arrangements on a consensus basis.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.4 4. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State or regional economic integration organization entitled under article 17 to sign this Convention but which is not a Party to this Convention, and any intergovernmental organization qualified in the fields to which this Convention relates, shall be entitled to participate as observers in the meetings of the Parties.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.5 5. Any non-governmental organization, qualified in the fields to which this Convention relates, which has informed the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Europe of its wish to be represented at a meeting of the Parties shall be entitled to participate as an observer unless at least one third of the Parties present in the meeting raise objections.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.10.6 6. For the purposes of paragraphs 4 and 5 above, the rules of procedure referred to in paragraph 2 (h) above shall provide for practical arrangements for the admittance procedure and other relevant terms.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.15 Article 15
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.15.1x The Meeting of the Parties shall establish, on a consensus basis, optional arrangements of a non-confrontational, non-judicial and consultative nature for reviewing compliance with the provisions of this Convention. These arrangements shall allow for appropriate public involvement and may include the option of considering communications from members of the public on matters related to this Convention.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9 Article 9
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.1 1. Each Party shall, within the framework of its national legislation, ensure that any person who considers that his or her request for information under article 4 has been ignored, wrongfully refused, whether in part or in full, inadequately answered, or otherwise not dealt with in accordance with the provisions of that article, has access to a review procedure before a court of law or another independent and impartial body established by law.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.1.ax In the circumstances where a Party provides for such a review by a court of law, it shall ensure that such a person also has access to an expeditious procedure established by law that is free of charge or inexpensive for reconsideration by a public authority or review by an independent and impartial body other than a court of law.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.1.bx Final decisions under this paragraph 1 shall be binding on the public authority holding the information. Reasons shall be stated in writing, at least where access to information is refused under this paragraph.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.2 2. Each Party shall, within the framework of its national legislation, ensure that members of the public concerned
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.2.a (a) Having a sufficient interest or, alternatively,
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.2.b (b) Maintaining impairment of a right, where the administrative procedural law of a Party requires this as a precondition, have access to a review procedure before a court of law and/ or another independent and impartial body established by law, to challenge the substantive and procedural legality of any decision, act or omission subject to the provisions of article 6 and, where so provided for under national law and without prejudice to paragraph 3 below, of other relevant provisions of this Convention.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.2.b.iix The provisions of this paragraph 2 shall not exclude the possibility of a preliminary review procedure before an administrative authority and shall not affect the requirement of exhaustion of administrative review procedures prior to recourse to judicial review procedures, where such a requirement exists under national law.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.2.b.ix What constitutes a sufficient interest and impairment of a right shall be determined in accordance with the requirements of national law and consistently with the objective of giving the public concerned wide access to justice within the scope of this Convention. To this end, the interest of any non-governmental organization meeting the requirements referred to in article 2, paragraph 5, shall be deemed sufficient for the purpose of subparagraph (a) above. Such organizations shall also be deemed to have rights capable of being impaired for the purpose of subparagraph (b) above.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.3 3. In addition and without prejudice to the review procedures referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 above, each Party shall ensure that, where they meet the criteria, if any, laid down in its national law, members of the public have access to administrative or judicial procedures to challenge acts and omissions by private persons and public authorities which contravene provisions of its national law relating to the environment.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.4 4. In addition and without prejudice to paragraph 1 above, the procedures referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 above shall provide adequate and effective remedies, including injunctive relief as appropriate, and be fair, equitable, timely and not prohibitively expensive. Decisions under this article shall be given or recorded in writing. Decisions of courts, and whenever possible of other bodies, shall be publicly accessible.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.9.5 5. In order to further the effectiveness of the provisions of this article, each Party shall ensure that information is provided to the public on access to administrative and judicial review procedures and shall consider the establishment of appropriate assistance mechanisms to remove or reduce financial and other barriers to access to justice.
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8 Article 8 Tasks of the Commission
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1 1. To achieve the aims set out in Article 3 the Commission shall accomplish the following tasks:
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1.a (a) prepare international measuring programmes and studies of the Rhine ecosystem and make use of their results, in cooperation with scientific institutions if necessary;
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1.b (b) make proposals for individual measures and programmes of measures, where appropriate including economic instruments and taking into account the expected costs;
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1.c (c) coordinate the Contracting States' warning and alert plans for the Rhine
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1.d (d) evaluate the effectiveness of the actions decided upon, notably on the basis of the reports of the Contracting Parties and the results of the measuring programmes and studies of the Rhine ecosystem;
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.1.e (e) carry out any other tasks entrusted to it by the Contracting Parties.
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.2 2. To this end, the Commission shall take decisions in accordance with Articles 10 and 11.
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.3 3. The Commission shall submit an annual activity report to the Contracting Parties.
3297 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Art.8.4 4. The Commission shall inform the public as to the state of the Rhine and the results of its work. It may draft and publish reports.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.15 Article 15
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.15.1x The Parties shall review the compliance of the Parties with the provisions of this Protocol on the basis of the reviews and assessments referred to in article 7. Multilateral arrangements of a non-confrontational, non-judicial and consultative nature for reviewing compliance shall be established by the Parties at their first meeting. These arrangements shall allow for appropriate public involvement.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16 Article 16
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.1 1. The first meeting of the Parties shall be convened no later than eighteen months after the date of the entry into force of this Protocol. Thereafter, ordinary meetings shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Parties, but at least every three years, except in so far as other arrangements are necessary to achieve the aims of paragraph 2 of this article. The Parties shall hold an extraordinary meeting if they so decide in the course of an ordinary meeting or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of it being communicated to all Parties, the said request is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.2 2. Where possible, ordinary meetings of the Parties shall be held in conjunction with the meetings of the Parties to the Convention.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3 3. At their meetings, the Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Protocol, and, with this purpose in mind, shall:
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.a (a) Review the policies for and methodological approaches to the prevention, control and reduction of water-related disease, promote their convergence, and strengthen transboundary and international cooperation in accordance with articles 11, 12, 13 and 14;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.b (b) Evaluate progress in implementing this Protocol on the basis of information provided by the Parties in accordance with guidelines established by the Meeting of the Parties. Such guidelines shall avoid duplication of effort in reporting requirements;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.c (c) Be kept informed on progress made in the implementation of the Convention;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.d (d) Exchange information with the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, and consider the possibilities for joint action with it;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.e (e) Seek, where appropriate, the services of relevant bodies of the Economic Commission for Europe and of the Regional Committee for Europe of the World Health Organization;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.f (f) Establish the modalities for the participation of other competent international governmental and non-governmental bodies in all meetings and other activities pertinent to the achievement of the purposes of this Protocol;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.g (g) Consider the need for further provisions on access to information, public participation in decision-making and public access to judicial and administrative review of decisions within the scope of this Protocol, in the light of experience gained on these matters in other international forums;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.h (h) Establish a programme of work, including projects to be carried out jointly under this Protocol and the Convention, and set up any bodies needed to implement this programme of work;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.i (i) Consider and adopt guidelines and recommendations which promote the implementation of the provisions of this Protocol;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.j (j) At the first meeting, consider and by consensus adopt rules of procedure for their meetings. These rules of procedure shall contain provision to promote harmonious cooperation with the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.k (k) Consider and adopt proposals for amendments to this Protocol;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.16.3.l (l) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Protocol.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7 Article 7
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.1 1. The Parties shall each collect and evaluate data on:
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.1.a (a) Their progress towards the achievement of the targets referred to in article 6, paragraph 2;
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.1.b (b) Indicators that are designed to show how far that progress has contributed towards preventing, controlling or reducing water-related disease.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.2 2. The Parties shall each publish periodically the results of this collection and evaluation of data. The frequency of such publication shall be established by the Meeting of the Parties.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.3 3. The Parties shall each ensure that the results of water and effluent sampling carried out for the purpose of this collection of data are available to the public.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.4 4. On the basis of this collection and evaluation of data, each Party shall review periodically the progress made in achieving the targets referred to in article 6, paragraph 2, and publish an assessment of that progress. The frequency of such reviews shall be established by the Meeting of the Parties. Without prejudice to the possibility of more frequent reviews under article 6, paragraph 2, reviews under this paragraph shall include a review of the targets referred to in article 6, paragraph 2, with a view to improving the targets in the light of scientific and technical knowledge.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.5 5. Each Party shall provide to the secretariat referred to in article 17, for circulation to the other Parties, a summary report of the data collected and evaluated and the assessment of the progress achieved. Such reports shall be in accordance with guidelines established by the Meeting of the Parties. These guidelines shall provide that the Parties can use for this purpose reports covering the relevant information produced for other international forums.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.7.6 6. The Meeting of the Parties shall evaluate progress in implementing this Protocol on the basis of such summary reports.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.16 Article 16
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.16.1 1 A conference for the purpose of revising or amending this Convention may be convened by the Organization.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.16.2 2 The Organization shall convene a conference of the States Parties for revising or amending this Convention at the request of not less than one-third of the States Parties.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16 Article 16
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.1 1. Commencing four years after the date of entry into force of this Convention, and periodically thereafter at intervals to be decided by the Conference of the Parties, the Conference shall evaluate the effectiveness of this Convention.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.2 2. In order to facilitate such evaluation, the Conference of the Parties shall, at its first meeting, initiate the establishment of arrangements to provide itself with comparable monitoring data on the presence of the chemicals listed in Annexes A, B and C as well as their regional and global environmental transport. These arrangements:
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.2.a (a) Should be implemented by the Parties on a regional basis when appropriate, in accordance with their technical and financial capabilities, using existing monitoring programmes and mechanisms to the extent possible and promoting harmonization of approaches;
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.2.b (b) May be supplemented where necessary, taking into account the differences between regions and their capabilities to implement monitoring activities; and
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.2.c (c) Shall include reports to the Conference of the Parties on the results of the monitoring activities on a regional and global basis at intervals to be specified by the Conference of the Parties.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.3 3. The evaluation described in paragraph 1 shall be conducted on the basis of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information, including:
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.3.a (a) Reports and other monitoring information provided pursuant to paragraph 2;
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.3.b (b) National reports submitted pursuant to Article 15; and
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.16.3.c (c) Non-compliance information provided pursuant to the procedures established under Article 17.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19 Article 19
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.2 2. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme no later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be decided by the Conference.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.3 3. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party provided that it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt at its first meeting rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and any subsidiary bodies, as well as financial provisions governing the functioning of the Secretariat.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the implementation of this Convention. It shall perform the functions assigned to it by the Convention and, to this end, shall:
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.5.a (a) Establish, further to the requirements of paragraph 6, such subsidiary bodies as it considers necessary for the implementation of the Convention;
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.5.b (b) Cooperate, where appropriate, with competent international organizations and intergovernmental and non-governmental bodies; and
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.5.c (c) Regularly review all information made available to the Parties pursuant to Article 15, including consideration of the effectiveness of paragraph 2 (b) (iii) of Article 3;
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.5.d (d) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the objectives of the Convention.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.6 6. The Conference of the Parties shall, at its first meeting, establish a subsidiary body to be called the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee for the purposes of performing the functions assigned to that Committee by this Convention. In this regard:
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.6.a (a) The members of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee shall be appointed by the Conference of the Parties. Membership of the Committee shall consist of government-designated experts in chemical assessment or management. The members of the Committee shall be appointed on the basis of equitable geographical distribution;
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.6.b (b) The Conference of the Parties shall decide on the terms of reference, organization and operation of the Committee; and
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.6.c (c) The Committee shall make every effort to adopt its recommendations by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no consensus reached, such recommendation shall as a last resort be adopted by a two-thirds majority vote of the members present and voting.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.7 7. The Conference of the Parties shall, at its third meeting, evaluate the continued need for the procedure contained in paragraph 2 (b) of Article 3, including consideration of its effectiveness.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.19.8 8. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties as observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in matters covered by the Convention, and which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties as an observer may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6 ARTICLE VI
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.1 1. Annex 2 of this Agreement shall have effect as an Action Plan for the achievement and maintenance of a favourable conservation status for albatrosses and petrels.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2 2. With due consideration to the capabilities of Parties to implement such actions, and with specific reference to Article IV, the Action Plan shall at all times set out the actions that the Parties shall progressively undertake in relation to albatrosses and petrels, consistent with the general conservation measures specified in Article III, including:
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.a a) species conservation;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.b b) habitat conservation and restoration;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.c c) management of human activities;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.d d) research and monitoring;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.e e) collation of information;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.f f) education and public awareness; and
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.2.g g) implementation.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.3 3. Progress in implementing the Action Plan shall be assessed at each ordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties and the content of the Action Plan reviewed in light of that assessment.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.6.4 4. The Meeting of Parties shall consider any proposed amendment to the Action Plan in the light of the provisions of Article III before deciding on its adoption in accordance with Article XII.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11 Article 11 - Coverage of the Multilateral System
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11.1 11.1 In furtherance of the objectives of conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of their use, as stated in Article 1, the Multilateral System shall cover the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I, established according to criteria of food security and interdependence.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11.2 11.2 The Multilateral System, as identified in Article 11.1, shall include all plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I that are under the management and control of the Contracting Parties and in the public domain. With a view to achieving the fullest possible coverage of the Multilateral System, the Contracting Parties invite all other holders of the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I to include these plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in the Multilateral System.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11.3 11.3 Contracting Parties also agree to take appropriate measures to encourage natural and legal persons within their jurisdiction who hold plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I to include such plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in the Multilateral System.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11.4 11.4 Within two years of the entry into force of the Treaty, the Governing Body shall assess the progress in including the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture referred to in paragraph 11.3 in the Multilateral System. Following this assessment, the Governing Body shall decide whether access shall continue to be facilitated to those natural and legal persons referred to in paragraph 11.3 that have not included these plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in the Multilateral System, or take such other measures as it deems appropriate.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.11.5 11.5 The Multilateral System shall also include the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture listed in Annex I and held in the ex situ collections of the International Agricultural Research Centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), as provided in Article 15.1a, and in other international institutions, in accordance with Article 15.5.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15 ARTICLE 15
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary and extraordinary meetings.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.2 2. The first meeting of the Contracting Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.3 3. Ordinary meetings shall be held every two years, in conjunction with the Intergovernmental Meeting (General Authority) of the Action Plan for the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northeast Pacific. The Executive Secretariat shall convene such meetings sixty (60) days before the date of the meeting.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.4 4. Extraordinary meetings shall be convened by the Executive Secretariat at the request of any Contracting Party, provided that within six months of such a request being communicated to the Contracting Parties, it is supported by at least one third of them. The Executive Secretariat may also request the convening of extraordinary meetings, conditional on receiving the unanimous agreement of the Contracting Parties.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.5 5. In their first meeting, the Contracting Parties shall adopt the rules of procedure for meetings of the Contracting Parties to the Convention.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.5.a (a) Decisions of the Contracting Parties shall be adopted by consensus, except in cases where the rules of procedure for meetings of Contracting Parties establish voting as the form of adopting decisions.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6 6. The meetings of the Contracting Parties shall have the function of keeping under continuous review the implementation of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.a (a) The extent to which the Contracting Parties implement the provisions of the Convention, the effectiveness of the measures adopted and the need to undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols, including their institutional and financial aspects;
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.b (b) To assess periodically the status of the environment in the area of application of the Convention;
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.c (c) To revise and amend this Convention;
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.d (d) To consider, adopt, revise and amend the protocols and their annexes;
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.e (e) To establish such working groups as are deemed necessary to review any question related to this Convention, its protocols and annexes;
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.15.6.f (f) The undertaking of any other function that may contribute to the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18 Article 18
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Secretariat not later than one year after the entry into force of this Agreement. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at least once every year, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.2 2. Extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the implementation of this Agreement and to this end shall:
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.a a. Take such action as is necessary to ensure the effective implementation of this Agreement;
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.b b. Consider reports and other information which may be submitted by a Party directly or through the Secretariat;
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.c c. Consider and adopt protocols in accordance with the Article 21 of this Agreement;
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.d d. Consider and adopt any amendment to this Agreement;
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.e e. Adopt, review and amend as required any Annexes to this Agreement;
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.f f. Establish subsidiary bodies as may be required for the implementation of this Agreement; and
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.18.3.g g. Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the objective of this Agreement.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13 Article XIII. -Functions of Council
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.0x The Council shall:
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a a. consider and decide upon:
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.1 1. the progress report of the Director-General on the work of the Organization since the preceding regular session of the Council;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.2 2. the policies and programme of activity of the Organization;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.3 3. the budget;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.4 4. the annual accounts and balance sheet;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.5 5. the setting up and dissolution of ad hoc or permanent bodies to pursue the work of the Organization;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.6 6. the reports of such bodies;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.a.7 7. any proposals submitted by the Executive Committee;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.b b. hold the statutory elections;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.13.c c. appoint the Director-General on such terms as it may determine.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20 Article 20
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1 1. The duties of the Commission shall be:
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.a a) to keep the implementation of this Convention under continuous observation;
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.b b) to make recommendations on measures relating to the purposes of this Convention;
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.c c) to keep under review the contents of this Convention including its Annexes and to recommend to the Contracting Parties such amendments to this Convention including its Annexes as may be required including changes in the lists of substances and materials as well as the adoption of new Annexes;
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.d d) to define pollution control criteria, objectives for the reduction of pollution, and objectives concerning measures, particularly those described in Annex III;
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.e e) to promote in close co-operation with appropriate governmental bodies, taking into consideration sub-paragraph f) of this Article, additional measures to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea Area and for this purpose:
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.e.i i) to receive, process, summarize and disseminate relevant scientific, technological and statistical information from available sources; and
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.e.ii ii) to promote scientific and technological research; and
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.1.f f) to seek, when appropriate, the services of competent regional and other international organizations to collaborate in scientific and technological research as well as other relevant activities pertinent to the objectives of this Convention.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.20.2 2. The Commission may assume such other functions as it deems appropriate to further the purposes of this Convention.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9 Article 9
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.a (a) to determine the policy of the Organization and to approve by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members its programme of work and its budget, giving due consideration to the conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee referred to in Article 11;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.b (b) to assess, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members, the contribution of Members as provided in Article 13;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.c (c) to establish special funds to enable the acceptance of additional resources for the development of programmes and projects;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.e (e) to evaluate the progress of work and activities of the Organization including the auditing of accounts, in accordance with policies and procedures established for the purpose by the Governing Council, and to give guidance to the Coordinator on the implementation of its decisions;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.f (f) to formulate and adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations, and to appoint auditors;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.g (g) to appoint the Coordinator of the Organization and to determine his conditions of service;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.h (h) to adopt rules governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 19;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with governments as well as other organizations or institutions, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the Host Government;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which determine the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.k (k) to approve agreements for cooperation to be concluded pursuant to Article 15; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.l (l) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of the Organization.