Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals Law and Legal Definition
The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals is an international treaty that aims to conserve terrestrial, marine, and avian migratory species throughout their range. This convention came into force in 1983. The treaty was concluded under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme, concerned with the conservation of wildlife and habitats on a global scale.
Nations that are parties to the convention collaborate to conserve these migratory species and their habitats by:
Providing strict protection for endangered migratory species (those listed in Appendix I to the Convention).
Establishing agreements to conserve and manage key migratory species (those listed in Appendix II); and
Engaging in cooperative research activities.
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals is also known as the CMS or Bonn Convention.
Legal Definition list
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
- Convention on International Civil Aviation
- Convention on Biological Diversity
- Convention Oil
- Convention for the Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean
- 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
- Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea 1972 [COLREGS]
- Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives
- Convention on the Rights of the Child
Related Legal Terms
- 1862 Institution
- 1890 Institution
- 1994 Institution
- 2.431 Certification Letter
- 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of 2003
- 2257 Regulations
- 30-Year Contract [Agriculture]
- 4 Years with a One Year Cliff
- 432d Air Expeditionary Wing [432 AEW]
- 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing