4. LBS Protocol and Amendments


   
   
    Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources
Adopted on 17 May 1980, in Athens, Greece

The Amendment to Annex II of the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-based Sources was adopted on 11 September 1987, in Athens, Greece

Annex IV of the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-based Sources was adopted on 11 October 1991, in Cairo, Egypt (COP7 Report)

  Amendments to the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources
Adopted on 7 March 1996 in Syracuse, Italy

Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (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
11/05/2008

   
   
Algeria   - 02/05/1983
Accession
17/06/1983   -
 
-

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

   
   
Croatia   - 12/06/1992
Succession
08/10/1991   11/10/2006
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Cyprus   17/05/1980 28/06/1988
Ratification
28/07/1988   18/07/2003
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Egypt   - 18/05/1983
Accession
17/06/1983   -
 
-

   
   
France   17/05/1980 13/07/1982
Approval
17/06/1983   29/03/2001
Approval
11/05/2008

   
   
Greece   17/05/1980 26/01/1987
Ratification
25/02/1987   10/03/2003
Approval
11/05/2008

   
   
Israel   17/05/1980 21/02/1991
Ratification
23/03/1991   19/06/2009
Ratification
19/07/2009

   
   
Italy   17/05/1980 04/07/1985
Ratification
03/08/1985   07/09/1999
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Lebanon   17/05/1980 27/12/1994
Ratification
26/01/1995   -
 
-

   
   
Libya   17/05/1980 06/06/1989
Approval
05/07/1989   -
 
-

   
   
Malta   17/05/1980 02/03/1989
Ratification
01/04/1989   28/10/1999
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Monaco   17/05/1980 12/01/1983
Ratification
17/06/1983   26/11/1996
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Montenegro   - 19/11/2007
Accession
19/12/2007   19/11/2007
Accession
11/05/2008

   
   
Morocco   17/05/1980 09/02/1987
Ratification
11/03/1987   02/10/1996
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Slovenia   - 16/09/1993
Accession
15/03/1994   08/01/2003
Accession
11/05/2008

   
   
Spain   17/05/1980 06/06/1984
Ratification
05/07/1984   17/02/1999
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Syrian Arab Republic   - 01/12/1993
Accession
31/12/1993   11/04/2008
Accession
11/05/2008

   
   
Tunisia   17/05/1980 29/10/1981
Ratification
17/06/1983   01/06/1998
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   
Turkey   - 21/02/1983
Accession
17/06/1983   18/09/2002
Accession
11/05/2008

   
   
European Union   17/05/1980 07/10/1983
Approval
06/11/1983   12/11/1999
Acceptance
11/05/2008

   
   

 

Related documents:

Decision IG.22/08 - Implementation of Updated National Action Plans (NAPs), Containing Measures and Timetables for their Implementation (adopted on 12 February 2016, in Athens, Greece)

Decision IG.22/10 - Implementing the Marine Litter Regional Plan in the Mediterranean (Fishing for Litter Guidelines, Assessment Report, Baselines Values, and Reduction Targets) (adopted on 12 February 2016, in Athens, Greece)

Decision IG.21/07 - Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean in the Framework of Article 15 of the Land Based Sources Protocol (adopted on 6 December 2013, in Istanbul, Turkey)

Decision IG.20/08.1 - Regional Plan on the reduction of inputs of Mercury in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol (adopted on 10 February 2012, in Paris, France)

Decision IG.20/08.2 - Regional Plan on the reduction of BOD5 in the food sector in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol (adopted on 10 February 2012, in Paris, France)

Decision IG.20/08.3 - Regional Plan on the elimination in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol, 1996 of Alpha hexachlorocyclohexane; Beta hexachlorocyclohexane; Hexabromobiphenyl; Chlordecone; Pentachlorobenzene; Tetrabromodiphenyl ether and Pentabromodiphenyl ether; Hexabromodiphenyl ether and Heptabromodiphenyl ether; Lindane; Endosulfan, Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooactane sulfonyl fluoride (adopted on 10 February 2012, in Paris, France)

Decision IG.20/10 - Adoption of the Strategic Framework for Marine Litter management (adopted on 10 February 2012, in Paris, France)

Decision IG.19/07 - "Regional Plan on the reduction of BOD5 from urban waste water in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol" (adopted on 5 November 2009, in Marrakesh, Morocco)

Decision IG.19/08 - "Regional Plan on the elimination of Aldrin, Chlordane, Dieldrin, Endrin, Heptachlor, Mirex and Toxaphene in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol" (adopted on 5 November 2009, in Marrakesh, Morocco)

Decision IG.19/09 - "Regional Plan on the phasing out of DDT in the framework of the implementation of Article 15 of the LBS Protocol" (adopted on 5 November 2009, in Marrakesh, Morocco)

Decision IG.17/08: Implementation of NAPs and the preparation of legally binding measures and timetables required by Article 15 of the LBS Protocol (adopted on 18 January 2008, in Almeria, Spain)

Strategic action programme to address pollution from Land-based activities (SAP) (adopted on 21 November 1997, in Tunis, Tunisia)
 

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