Political commitments

Table of international conventions and agreements

Africa

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity
CBD
FCCC Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Cape Verde Rtf R R     Ac  
Comoros Rtf R   R A X R  
Guinea-Bissau Rtf R   R A X    
Mauritius Rtf R Ac R R X R  
Sao Tome and Principe Acs R   R A      
Seychelles Rtf R R R A   Ac  

Asia

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity
CBD
FCCC Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Bahrain Rtf R   Ac   X R  
Cyprus Rtf R Ac Ac R X Ac  
Maldives Rtf R R Ac     Ac  
Singapore Rtf R   Ac A      

Oceania

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity Framework on Climate Change Convention
FCCC
Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Cook Islands Rtf R R Ac        
Fiji Rtf R R Ac A   R X
Kiribati Acs R Ac Ac     Ac  
Marshall Islands Rtf R S Ac     Ac  
Federated States of Micronesia Rtf R R R     Ac  
Nauru Rtf R R Ac        
Niue Acs Ac R Ac     Ac  
Palau Acs R Ac Ac     Ac  
Papua New Guinea Rtf R R Ac A X Ac X
Samoa Rtf R R Ac     Ac  
Solomon Islands Rtf R S Ac     A  
Tonga Acs Ac   Ac        
Tuvalu   R R Ac        
Vanuatu Rtf R Ac R A     X

Europe

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity Framework on Climate Change Convention
FCCC
Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Malta Rtf R R R A X Ac  

North America and the Caribbean

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity
CBD
FCCC Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Antigua and Barbuda Rtf R R R A   Ac  
Bahamas Rtf R Ac Ac A X    
Barbados Rtf R Ac Ac A      
Belize Rtf R   Ac D X Ac  
Cuba Rtf R R R A X R  
Dominica Rtf Ac   Ac A   R  
Dominican Republic Rtf R Ac Ac A X R  
Grenada Rtf R Ac Ac A   Ac  
Haiti Rtf R   R     R  
Jamaica Rtf R Ac Ac A X Ac  
Saint Kitts and Nevis Rtf R   Ac A   Ac  
Saint Lucia Acs R S Ac A X R  
Saint Vincent and Grenadines Acs Ac S R A      
Trinidad and Tobago Rtf R R Ac A X   X

South America

COUNTRY Convention on Biological Diversity
CBD
FCCC Kyoto Protocol
of FCCC
Convention to Combat Desertification
CCD
CITES Ramsar Convention World Heritage Convention International Tropical Timber Agreement 1994
(ITT0 Members)
Guyana Rtf R   Ac A   Ac X
Suriname Rtf R   Ac A X Ac X

Abbreviations used

Convention on Biological Diversity (as of 20 Aug 2002)

Rtf = Ratification
Acs = Accession

Framework on Climate Change Convention (FCCC) (as of Oct 2002)

R = Ratification
Ac = Accession

Kyoto Protocol (as of 16 Oct 2002)

R = Ratification
At = Acceptance
Ap = Approval
Ac = Accession

Convention to Combat Desertification (as of 11 Oct 2000)

R = Ratification
At = Acceptance
Ac = Accession

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (as of Oct 2002)

R = Ratification
A = Accession
Ac = Acceptance
Ap = Approval
C = Continuation
D = Declaration of Succession

World Heritage Convention (as of 28 Sept 2002)

R = Ratification
Ac = Accession


last updated:  Friday, October 28, 2005