4992

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Niger Basin Water Charter
Alternative Treaty Name: 
Charte De L’eau Du Bassin Du Niger
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
2008-04-30
Signature Year: 
2008
Place IEA was signed: 
Niamey
Date IEA entered into force: 
2010-07-19
Treaty Type
Membership eligibility (multilateral, bilateral, etc): 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Preamble: Conscious of the continuing decline in water levels caused by the combined effects of climate variations and levies, and concerned by water erosion in the basin and the resulting sedimentation in streams ; Mindful of the importance of the functions performed the freshwater resources in the economic, social and environmental and convinced that the Congo River and its tributaries constitute a basis for essential resource development sustainable riparian countries, to be managed by considering as a whole , taking into account the cycle of water, sectoral and multisectoral needs and vulnerability areas wetlands and aquatic ecosystems that depend on it; … Recalling the principles and recommendations relating to the environment adopted by the United Nations Conference for Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and reaffirmed by the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg 2002;
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: du droit de participation équitable et raisonnable aux avantages tirés de l'utilisation durable des eaux
Words used to code as Environmental: 
ecological/sustainable use/freshwater resources/environmentally sound management/sustainable development
Lineage
Lineage: 
Niger Basin
Sequence in lineage: 
500.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2014.10
AmendProtToB: 
4992
AmendProtToC: 
4992
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
FreshwaterResources/Nature
Category: 
ENV
Lang1: 
FR.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
2008-NigerBasinWaterCharter
OrigMEAgrees: 
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