1. Barcelona Convention and Amendments

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    Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution
Adopted on 16 February 1976, in Barcelona, Spain
  Amendments to the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution
Adopted on 10 June 1995, in Barcelona, Spain

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean (consolidated text)


 
 
Contracting Parties   Signature
 
Ratification,
Acceptance,
Approval,
or Accession
Entry into
force
  Ratification,
Acceptance,
Approval,
or Accession
Entry into
force

 
 
Albania   - 30/05/1990
Accession
29/06/1990   26/07/2001
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Algeria   - 16/02/1981
Accession
18/03/1981   09/06/2004
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina   - 22/10/1994
Succession
01/03/1992   -
 
-

 
 
Croatia   - 12/06/1992
Succession
08/10/1991   03/05/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Cyprus   16/02/1976 19/11/1979
Ratification
19/12/1979   18/07/2003
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Egypt   16/02/1976 24/08/1978
Approval
23/09/1978   11/02/2000
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
France   16/02/1976 11/03/1978
Approval
10/04/1978   29/03/2001
Approval
09/07/2004

 
 
Greece   16/02/1976 03/01/1979
Ratification
02/02/1979   10/03/2003
Approval
09/07/2004

 
 
Israel   16/02/1976 03/03/1978
Ratification
02/04/1978   29/09/2005
Ratification
29/10/2005

 
 
Italy   16/02/1976 03/02/1979
Ratification
05/03/1979   07/09/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Lebanon   - 08/11/1977
Accession
12/02/1978   22/04/2009
Ratification
22/05/2009

 
 
Libya   31/01/1977 31/01/1979
Ratification
02/03/1979   12/01/2009
Ratification
11/02/2009

 
 
Malta   16/02/1976 30/12/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978   28/10/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Monaco   16/02/1976 20/09/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978   11/04/1997
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Montenegro   - 19/11/2007
Accession
19/12/2007   19/11/2007
Accession
19/12/2007

 
 
Morocco   16/02/1976 15/01/1980
Ratification
15/02/1980   07/12/2004
Acceptance
06/01/2005

 
 
Slovenia   - 16/09/1993
Accession
15/03/1994   08/01/2003
Accession
09/07/2004

 
 
Spain   16/02/1976 17/12/1976
Ratification
12/02/1978   17/02/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Syrian Arab Republic   - 26/12/1978
Accession
25/01/1979   10/10/2003
Accession
09/07/2004

 
 
Tunisia   25/05/1976 30/07/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978   01/06/1998
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
Turkey   16/02/1976 06/04/1981
Ratification
06/05/1981   18/09/2002
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 
European Union   13/09/1976 16/03/1978
Approval
15/04/1978   12/11/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

 
 

Decision IG.22/16 - Reporting on the Implementation of the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols; and Operational Section of the Reporting Format for the Protocol on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean (adopted on 12 February 2016, in Athens, Greece)

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