3180

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1994-04-26
Signature Year: 
1994
Signature Place: 
Charleville-Meziere
Signature-2nd bilateral: 
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1998-01-01
Terminated?
Term Date: 
2005-12-01
Term Type: 
Termination warrant: "ARTICLE 9 Relationships with other Agreements 1. This Agreement repeals and replaces, from its entry into force, the Agreement of Charleville-Mezieres. "
Term by ID: 
3354
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement On The Protection Of The Scheldt/L'escaut
Alternative Treaty Names: 
Accord sur la Protection de l'Escaut
Possible Sources (additional): 
34 I.L.M. 851 (1995); LEX-FAOC015767; mul15767.doc mul15767F.doc; UNEP96; http://www.isc-cie.com/afbeeldingen/CVMfr.pdf; http://www.isc-cie.com/afbeeldingen/Gand.pdf
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Preamble: Anxious to ensure the quality of the Scheldt, while endeavouring to prevent subsequent pollution and to improve its current state; Convinced of the urgency of this task; Eager to strengthen the existing cooperation between States and Regions concerned with the protection and the use of water of the Scheldt
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: Anxious to ensure the quality of the Scheldt, while endeavouring to prevent subsequent pollution and to improve its current state; Convinced of the urgency of this task; Eager to strengthen the existing cooperation between States and Regions concerned with the protection and the use of water of the Scheldt
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/pollut
Lineage
Lineage: 
L'escaut Protection
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToB: 
3180
AmendProtToC: 
3180
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Pollution/FreshwaterResources
Category: 
ENV
UNEP2005pg: 
540
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Short Name: 
Accord sur la Protection de l'Escaut
Core Filename: 
1994-ProtectionScheldt
Lang2: 
FR.txt
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
The Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the receipt of the last notification (art. 9); The contracting Parties shall cooperate in order to preserve and improve the quality of the Scheldt. The Parties in their action shall be gui ded by the following principles: (a) the precautionary principle; (b) the principle of preventive action; (c) the principle of containment and reduction of pollution at the source; (d) the polluter pays principle. For the purposes of international cooperation the Parties establish an International Commission for the Protection of the Scheldt against Pollution. The tasks of the Commission shall be inter alia: (a) to define, collect and evaluate data; (b) to coordinate monitoring programmes; (c) t o serve as a forum for the exchange of information on policies and projects in the field of water management; (d) to encourage cooperation within the framework of scientifc research programmes, with particular regard to physical, chemical, ecological and fish management research; (e) to organize cooperation between the different national and regional warning and alert networks and to promote the exchange of information with a view to preventing and combating accidental pollution. Final provision s concern the composition, operation and budget of the Commission.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 247; 209; 218110; 247; 204; 209; 218; 207; TFDD Basin: BAS-FAOC015306BAS-FAOC015213;
Date text posted to IEA: 
20070701
Member Code: 
FRA,NLD,BEL,(Bruxelles),BEL,(Flamande),BEL,(Wallone),
Members: 
France, Netherlands, Belgium (Bruxelles), Belgium (Flamande), Belgium (Wallone),
OrigMEAgrees: 
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