Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution
Short Name: LRTAP
Full Name: Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution
Purpose: environment
Established: 13-Nov-1979
Entered into force: 16-Mar-1983
Type: convention, multi-lateral
Place where established: Geneva, Switzerland
Schedule to expire:
Goals and Objectives: The objective is to protect man and his environment against air pollution and to endeavor to limit and, as far as possible, gradually reduce and prevent air pollution, including long-range transboundary air pollution.
Related Legislation: [28 Sept 1984] Protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-Term Financing of the Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP) ( Entered into force on 28 Jan 1988). 31 Oct 1988] Protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or their Transboundary Fluxes (NOX Protocol). (Entered into force on 14 Feb 1991). [18 Nov 1991] Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long range Transboundary Air Pollution concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes. [14 Jun 1994] Protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions (1994 Sulphur Protocol) (Not yet in force.)
Internet source: #http://www.unece.org/env/lrtap/#
Signatories
Country Status Year
European Communityratified15-Jul-1982
Austriaratified16-Dec-1982
Armeniaratified21-Feb-1997
Belgiumratified15-Jul-1982
Bosnia and Herzegovinaratified06-Mar-1992
Bulgariaratified09-Jun-1981
Belarusratified13-Jun-1982
Canadaratified15-Dec-1981
Cyprusratified20-Nov-1991
Denmarkratified18-Jun-1982
Estoniaratified07-Mar-2000
Finlandratified15-Apr-1981
Franceratified03-Nov-1981
Georgiaratified11-Feb-1999
Germany, Fed. Rep.ratified15-Jul-1982
Greeceratified30-Aug-1983
Vatican Citypending14-Nov-1979
Hungaryratified22-Sep-1980
Icelandratified05-May-1983
Irelandratified15-Jul-1982
Italyratified15-Jul-1982
Kyrgyzstanratified25-May-2000
Liechtensteinratified22-Nov-1983
Lithuaniaratified25-Jan-1994
Luxembourgratified15-Jul-1982
Maltaratified14-Mar-1997
Monacoratified27-Aug-1999
Moldova, R. ofratified09-Jun-1995
Netherlandsratified15-Jul-1982
Norwayratified13-Feb-1981
Polandratified19-Jul-1985
Portugalratified29-Sep-1980
Romaniaratified27-Feb-1991
Russian Federationratified22-May-1980
San Marinopending14-Nov-1979
Spainratified15-Jun-1982
Swedenratified12-Feb-1981
Switzerlandratified06-May-1983
Turkeyratified18-Apr-1983
Ukraineratified05-Jun-1980
Latviaratified15-Jul-1994
United Kingdomratified15-Jul-1982
USA (contiguous states)ratified30-Nov-1981
Yugoslavia, Federal Rep.ratified18-Mar-1987
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Secretariat's addressUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland
Telephone+41-22-91723-70/54
Fax+41-22-9070107
E-Mailair.env@unece.org#mailto:air.env@unece.org#
Home Page#http://www.unece.org/env/lrtap/#
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