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Kazakhstan ratified the protocol on the protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea

05.10.2021 102 просмотров

The document is intended to promote the conservation of biodiversity and the rational use of natural resources.


The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the law on ratification of the protocol for assessing the impact on the environment in the Caspian Sea. This was announced on Monday by the press service of the President of Kazakhstan.

“To ratify the protocol on environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea, signed in Moscow on July 20, 2018,” says in the document.

The Protocol was developed in accordance with Article 17 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea of November 4, 2003 and signed on July 20, 2018 in Moscow. The purpose of the protocol is to carry out environmental impact assessment procedures to prevent pollution of the marine environment and land. The document is also intended to promote the conservation of biodiversity and the rational use of natural resources.

The Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea was signed in November 2003 by representatives of five Caspian littoral countries: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. The purpose of the convention is to protect the marine environment of the Caspian Sea from pollution, including the protection, conservation, restoration, sustainable and rational use of its biological resources.

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