1094

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1997-08-20
Signature Year: 
1997
Signature Place: 
Moscow
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1997-08-20
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement Between The Government Of The Republic Of Estonia And The Government Of The Russian Federation On Cooperation In The Field Of Protection And Sustainable Use Of Transboundary Watercourses
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC032669; bi32669.doc
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Agreement Between The Government Of The Republic Of Estonia And The Government Of The Russian Federation On Cooperation In The Field Of Protection And Sustainable Use Of Transboundary Watercourses
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/boundary/sustainable use/watercourse
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
FreshwaterResources/Pollution/Nature/Territory
Category: 
ENV
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
Reference number of the document is lacking. The Agreement is in force for five years and is automat ically extended for each subsequent five-year period unless either Party gives written notice to the other Party of its intention to stop the action of the Agreement one year before the end of a given five-year period.; Reference number of the document is lacking. The Agreement is in force for five years and is automat ically extended for each subsequent five-year period unless either Party gives written notice to the other Party of its intention to stop the action of the Agreement one year before the end of a given five-year period.; Government of Estonian Republic and Government of Russian Federation have agreed that: 1). Goal of the Agreement is organization of co-operation between the Parties in the field of protection and sustainable use of transboundary waters and their ecosystems. 2). The objects of this Agreement are transboundary waters of the Narva River watershed, including Lake Peipus-Pihkva. 3). The Parties co-operate with the aim to provide ecologically sustainable management of the use of water resources of transboundary waters and their preservation in the interests of the population and sustainable development. To attain the above-mentioned goals, the Parties: co-operate in the development of norms, methods of assessment and classification of water quality; adopt measures necessary for prevention of, and diminishing to the agreed minimum, discharge of polluting substances into water bodies; provide use of modern technologies for sustainable use of water resources, effective sewage treatment plants and water saving production technologies; guarantee maintenance of hydrotechnological and water protection equipment in required technical condition on transboundary waters; desist from activities or inactivity that may cause deterioration of transboundary water bodies and their ecosystems hydrological and hydrochemical systems; carry out joint scientific studies about Lake Peipus ecosystem; carry out agreed environmental inspections.4). Competent agencies to implement the Agreement are: a). On Estonian side û Ministry of the Environment of Estonian Republic; b). On Russian side û Ministry of Natural Resour ces of Russian Federation. 5). If one of the Parties is planning activities in water-, fish industry or other area that may cause changes of hydrological or hydrochemical systems on transboundary waters, or if these actions may affect another Party interests, then the Party should hold a consultation with the other Party before implementing the plans as soon as possible through the Commission or the competent agencies. 6). Any disagreements concerning interpretation or execution of the Agreement are to be solved by negotiations between the Parties.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 218; 238; 247; 209110; 218; 075110; 204; 208; 21 8; 247; 209
Member Code: 
RUS,EST,
Members: 
Russian Federation,Estonia,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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