Conventions and Protocols

São Tomé and Príncipe is a signatory to a series of international and regional protocols and conventions related to the sustainable use and management of environmental factors. Subsequently, the country has been developing national policies, strategies and plans to respond to the dictates of its accession and with value for national development. These instruments automatically become part of the domestic legal order as soon as they are ratified by appropriate state bodies. 

Conventions and Protocols

 

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Ratification in STP

 

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Framework Convention on Climate Change

1992

2000

History

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Wild Species (CITES)

1975

2001

History

Convention to Combat Desertification

1996

1998

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Protocol of Quioto

1997

2008

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Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Habitat for Waterfowl

1975

2006

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Agreement on port State measures to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

2016

2016

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Convention on Biological Diversity

1992

1995

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Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing

2014

2017

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Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and Their Disposal

1992

10/02/2014

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Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Deposit

1998

2013

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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

2005

12/04/2006

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Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF)

 

 

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Sao Tome, July 26, 2023