Party to the following agreements and conventions
|Convention name||Geographic scope||National Parties / Signatories||Convention Party / Signatory||Range State|
|African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA)||Regional||0|
|Agreement on the Convention of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP)||Global||0|
|Bonn Agreement (environment)||Regional||0|
|Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Nairobi, 1992||Global||0|
|Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources of the High Seas||Global||0|
|Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Canberra, 1980||Global||0|
|Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, Bern, 1979||Regional||0|
|Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, (CMS), Bonn, 1979||Global||0|
|Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, (CITES), Washington DC, 1973||Global||0|
|Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New York, 1992||Global||0|
|Kyoto Protocol - greenhouse gas emission reductions||Global||0|
|Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, Ramsar, 1971||Global||0|
|UNESCO World Heritage Convention||Global||0|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)||Global||0|
|Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia||Regional||0|
Convention on Biological Diversity
BirdLife is the International Thematic Focal Point for birds to the Convention on Biological Diversity's Clearing-House Mechanism which aims to share knowledge and exchange information. For more information click here.
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention)
Many Important Bird Areas (IBAs) are designated, or potentially qualify for designation, as wetlands of international importance (Ramsar sites) on the basis of their waterbird populations. This section presents data on those IBAs so far identified as potential Ramsar sites.
|No of potential Ramsar sites||263|
|Fully recognised as Ramsar sites||4|
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