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Tehran Convention COP5: a milestone in Caspian cooperation

Caspian States adopt Biodiversity Protocol and establish Convention Secretariat in the region
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – 30 May 2014: From 28 to 30 May, ministers of environment and other high-level government officials of the five Caspian States met in Ashgabat for the fifth Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Tehran Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of (...) > continue


Key Protocol Signed at Caspian Environmental Conference

Moscow (Russian Federation), 12 December 2012 - The Caspian countries have reached another crucial milestone by adopting and signing one more protocol to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea (Tehran Convention) - The Protocol for the Protection of the Caspian Sea against Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA Protocol). > continue


Efforts strengthened to protect the Caspian Sea from oil spills

UNEP press release
Geneva / Aktau (Kazakhstan), 15 August 2011 - The five countries bordering the Caspian Sea have agreed on new commitments to strengthen regional responses to oil spills and to improve the way potential sources of pollution are monitored and managed across national borders. The agreements were (...) > continue


Caspian Day 2010

UNEP press release
Geneva, 12 August 2010 - Today, five countries are celebrating "Caspian Day". Beach-cleaning activities, conferences, thematic workshops, and concerts will be held throughout the day in Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and Turkmenistan. The events aim to show that protecting the marine environment of the Caspian Sea is essential for improving the living conditions of the 15 million people living in the region. > continue


New Treaty on Protecting the Caspian Sea Environment to be Launched in Baku

Baku, 17 May 2007 - The inaugural conference for the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea – the first legally binding agreement on any subject ever adopted by the five Caspian neighbours – will be hosted here from 23 to 25 May by the Government of Azerbaijan. > continue


Ministers to sign new environmental treaty on protecting the Caspian Sea

Teheran, 3 November 2003 – Ministers from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Turkmenistan are meeting here today and tomorrow to adopt and sign the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea. > continue


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