The Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

Permanent Secretariat

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Table of Main Legal Documents

Document Name

Date & Place of Signature

Signatories

Ratification

In force

Notes and additional information

Legal Documents

Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

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22-Apr-1992, Bucharest, Romania

Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, The Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine

23-02-1993(BG), 1-09-1993 (GE), 10-11-1993(RO), 16-11-1993 (RU), 29-03-1994(TR), 14-04-1994(UA)

yes

Protocols to the Convention

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LBSA Protocol 2009

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7-Apr-2009, Sofia, Bulgaria, Ministerial Meeting/Diplomatic Conference

Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, The Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine

Currently ongoing. Ratified by GE (September 24, 2009) as per 06 Apr 2009

no

entry into force according to Art. 20 of (Conv.)

Biodiversity Protocol 2002

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14-Jun-2002, Ministerial Meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine signed on 14-Jun-2002, Georgia signed on 17-Apr-2009 at the Ministerial Meeting Diplomatic Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria

Ratified by Turkey (12 Aug 2004), Bulgaria (13 Oct 2004), Ukraine (22 Feb 2007). Georgia (22 Sep 2009). The Protocol is has entered into force on the 20th June 2011, following the deposition of the fourth ratification instrument by Ukraine on the 21st April, 2011.

yes

18 Articles, 4 Annexes

Strategic Action Plans

Strategic Action Plan for the Rehabilitation and Protection of the Black Sea 1996

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31-Oct-1996, Istanbul, Turkey, Meeting of the Ministers of Environment of the Black Sea countries

Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, The Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine

yes

implementation dates updated at the Ministerial Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria, June 2002

Strategic Action Plan for the Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation of the Black Sea 2009

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07-Apr-2009, Sofia, Bulgaria, Ministerial Meeting/Diplomatic Conference

Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, The Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine

Drafts

Draft Strategic Action Plan for the Black Sea Biodiversity

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Draft Legally Binding Document (LBD) for Fisheries and Conservation of the Living Resources of the Black Sea

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Contingency Plan

Contingency Plan to the Protocol on Cooperation in Combating Pollution of the Black Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances

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Contingency Plan Annexes

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Memoranda of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding with ICPDR

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26-Nov-2001

Memorandum of Understanding with EEA

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23-May-2003

Memorandum of Cooperation with ACCOBAMS

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14-Jun-2002

Memorandum of Understanding No 382381 ASOS with EC JRC (on joint activities for the assessment of the state of the Black Sea marine environment)

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05-Jan-2007

Memorandum of Understanding with GISP - Global Invasive Species Programme

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01-Nov-2006

Memorandum of Understanding On the Development of Regional Activity on Marine Litter in the Black Sea within the framework of the Strategic Action Plan on Rehabilitation and Protection of the Black Sea

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Agreement of Cooperation with IMO

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Declarations

Odessa Declaration, 1993

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7-Apr-1993

Sofia Declaration, 2002

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14-Jun-2002

Bucharest Declaration, 2007

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23-Feb-2007

Sofia Declaration, 2009

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17-Apr-2009

Meeting of the Contracting Parties/Diplomatic Conference, Sofia 2009

Operational Documents of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

Interim Financial Rules Governing the Programme of Actions Undertaken Within the Framework of the Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

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Last update at the Meeting of the Ministers of Environment of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution, Sofia 2002

yes

Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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Headquarters Agreement

EN TR EN TR

published in Official Gazette dated 7 August 2003/Decision No 5925

Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

yes

Information Policy of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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Rules of Procedure of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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Regulations For The Staff Of The Secretariat Of The Commission On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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Rules For The Application, Nomination And Appointment Of The Secretariat Official Staff

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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Staff TORs

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Meeting of the Black Sea Commission

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