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NIGERIA'S TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS ON
THE ENVIRONMENT AND RELATED MATTERS



                                                                    
 Date of Enforcement
Date Signed
Title of Treaty or Convention
10/4/96 
  Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer
13/5/95
  International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co operation
27/11/94
13/6/92
Framework Convention on Climate Change
 27/11/94
13/6/92
Convention on Biological Diversity (Rio Conference)
16/11/94
10/12/82
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
05/5/92
15/3/90
Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (Basel Convention)
29/1/89
  Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol)
29/1/89
  Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (Vienna Convention)
10/12/87
  International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage
01/1/87
  Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
05/8/84
23/5/81
Convention for Co operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region
05/8/84
23/5/81
Protocol concerning Co operation in combating Pollution in cases of Emergency
05/8/81
  International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
27/1/80
23/5/69
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
11/3/79
  Amendments to Annexes to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter concerning Incineration at Sea
18/4/76
  Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter
17/12/75
  Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
01/7/75
11/2/74
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
30/10/94
08/7/97
Deserficiation Convention
 07/6/74
15/9/68
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
28/5/71
  Convention on the Continental Shelf
22/4/68
  International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil,1954, as amended in 1962 and 1969
17/2/67
02/9/63
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and under Water
28/2/66
  International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
20/3/66
  Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas
10/9/64
  Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone
13/4/63
  Convention on the African Migratory Locust
30/9/62
  Convention on the High Seas
03/12/77
03/12/77
Agreement on the Joint Regulations on Fauna and Flora
15/7/77
  Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
13/2/85
  Protocol relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea ( SOLAS Prot.)
07/8/81
  International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea ( SOLAS )
29/10/93
  International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
07/2/68
  Convention and Statute on the Regime of Navigable Waterways of International Concern
15/6/70
  Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
04/5/67
04/5/67
Articles of Association for the establishment of an Economic Community of West Africa
10/9/64
  Agreement establishing the African Development Bank
29/10/64
  Statute of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law
15/10/68
  Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare
30/3/61
30/3/61
Agreement of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
 14/11/67
  Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies
05/3/70
01/7/68
Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
26/2/73
03/5/68
Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects launched into Outer Space
26/3/75
03/7/72
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
14/11/60
02/11/60
Constitution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
17/10/60
 
Constitution of the International Labour Organisation
25/3/64
  Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency
14/12/60
  Convention on International Civil Aviation Annex 16 Aircraft Noise
30/12/60
  Convention of the World Meteorological Organization
07/10/60
  Charter of the United Nations
15/3/60
  Convention on the International Maritime Organization
06/3/64
  Agreement concerning the voluntary contributions to be given for the execution of the project to save the Abu Simbel Temples
01/2/66
  Act regarding Navigation and Economic Co- operation between the States of the Niger Basin
12/4/66
  Agreement concerning the River Niger Commission and the Navigation and Transport on the River Niger
07/5/64
  International Convention on Certain Rules concerning Civil Jurisdiction in Matters of Collision
24/1/72
  Agreement concerning the Voluntary Contributions to be given for the Execution of the Project to save the Temples of Philae
25/11/60
25/11/60
Constitution of the World Health Organization
11/10/60
  Constitution of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
14/11/61
 
Articles of Agreement of the International Development Association
30/3/61
30/3/61
Agreement of the International Monetary Fund
14/11/63
  Charter of the Organization of African Unity
01/10/60
  General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
12/12/61
  Statutes of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
13/2/85
  International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers
11/3/81
  Amendments to the Annexes to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter
03/12/82
21/11/80
Convention Creating the Niger Basin Authority
03/12/82
21/11/80
Protocol relating to the Development Fund of the Niger Basin
01/11/92
  Convention of the Carriage of Goods by Sea
08/12/84
  Third ACP EEC Convention
10/9/90
21/1/87
Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident
10/9/90
  Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency
10/4/89
21/1/87
Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I)
10/4/89
  Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions relating to the Protection of Victims of Non International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)
14/7/96
28/4/89
International Convention on Salvage
13/4/87
  Amendment to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (art.XI)
15/12/89
  Fourth ACP EEC Convention
03/6/91
  Treaty establishing the African Economic Community
13/1/93
  Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and their Destruction
21/6/85
08/4/79
Constitution of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization
26/12/96
31/10/94
International Convention to combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, particularly in Africa
21/9/94
  Convention on Nuclear Safety
28/7/96 

25/10/94

Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention  on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

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