Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)

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Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)
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Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Treaties, conventions, protocols and contracts between several states regarding specified environmental problems. MEAs which are relevant for urban development include the United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal.

UNITAR 2005, A Glossary of Terms for UN Delegates, http://www.unitar.org/mdp/sites/unitar.org.mdp/files/Glossary_E.pdf