본문 바로가기 사이트 메뉴 바로가기 주메뉴 바로가기

검색어를 입력해주세요.


Convention on Biodiversity (CBD)

Main activities

  • Conservation of biodiversity
  • Sustainable use and fair distribution of benefits arising from bio-resources
  • Effective dateJan. 1, 1995
  • Korea JoinedOct. 3, 1994
  • Parties190 countries

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

Main activities

  • Regulation of illegal and excessive international trade of the internationally endangered species of wild fauna and flora
  • Designation and management of some 30,000 species of fauna and flora
  • Adopted1993Adopted in the US
  • Korea JoinedJuly 9, 1993
  • Partiescountries

Ramsar Convention

Main activities

  • Prevention of damage to wetlands caused by land reclamation and environmental pollution, etc.
  • Protection of transboundary migratory birds
  • AdoptedFeb. 1971Adopted in Ramsar, Iran
  • Korea JoinedMarch 28, 1997
  • Parties157 countries

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Main activities

  • Seeking of measures to conserve nature such as biodiversity
  • Harmony between conservation and use of nature
  • Information exchange for conservation of nature
  • Established1948
  • Parties147 countries

East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (EABRN)

Main activities

  • Exchange of information on biosphere reserves of each country
  • Sharing of experiences in management biosphere reserves
  • Information exchange and cooperation with international organizations
  • Established1995Established in Korea
  • Member statesSouth and North Korea, China, Japan, Mongolia and Russia

Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS)

Main activities

  • Fair distribution of benefits arising from the use of genetic resources
  • Establishment of a multi-state benefit distribution system
  • member states50

Convention on Biosafety

Main activities

  • Securing safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Research on the environmental hazards of living modified organisms (LMOs)
  • AdoptedJan. 2000
  • Effective dateSept. 11, 2003
  • Korea effectiveJan. 1, 2008

Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty

Main activities

  • Comprehensive measure for protection of the antarctic environment
  • Establishment of environmental principles, definition of cooperation duties of concerning states, compulsory submission of annual reports, etc.
  • Effective dateJan. 1998
  • Korea effectiveJan. 1998

Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

Main activities

  • ational use and appropriate conservation of marine living resources in the antarctic marine environment
  • Establishment of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)
  • Convention concludedMay 1980
  • Korea effectiveApril 1985
맨 위로