Convention on Biological Diversity Law and Legal Definition
The convention on biological diversity (CBD) is an international treaty formulated to conserve biodiversity. CBD came into force on December 29, 1993. It is informally known as biodiversity convention. CBD was negotiated pursuant to the UN Environment Programme.
The three main objectives of the CBD are:
1. Conservation of biodiversity.
2. Continual and sustainable use of the various components of biological diversity.
3. Fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources.
Legal Definition list
- Convention Oil
- Convention for the Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean
- Convention Country [Adoption]
- Convention Center
- Convention Application [Patent]
- Convention on Biological Diversity
- Convention on International Civil Aviation
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
- Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals
- Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
- Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women