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26 November 2003

$6.5 Million GEF Grant for Caspian Sea Protection

GEF pledges support for Tehran environmental treaty The Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) on November 24 approved a $6.5 million grant for a project that will support implementation of a new treaty designed to protect the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland body of water. (...) > continue


15 November 2003

Clash of interests in caspian

NATIONS bordering the Caspian Sea last week signed a historic agreement to protect the largest inland body of water in the world from environmental degradation caused by industry, overfishing and oil leaks. On the same day, the World Bank announced it would help fund a new oil pipeline in the (...) > continue


5 November 2003

Caspian Sea pact agreed

The five countries bordering the Caspian Sea have agreed a framework treaty in Iran aimed at halting further damage to the sea’s fragile environment. The United Nations-sponsored deal involving Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan seeks to reduce the amount of sewage and (...) > continue


5 November 2003

Convention for Protection of Caspian Environment signed in Iran



4 November 2003

Annan hails signing of Caspian Sea environmental treaty

4 November 2003 – Secretary-General Kofi Annan today hailed the adoption in Iran of a five-nation treaty to protect the fragile environment of the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest freshwater lake. Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan have signed the Framework (...) > continue


3 November 2003

Caspian Sea countries to sign UN-organized environmental treaty

3 November 2003 – Five countries bordering the Caspian Sea are meeting today and tomorrow in Iran to sign a treaty negotiated with United Nations support to protect the fragile environment of the world’s largest freshwater lake. Ministers from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation (...) > continue


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