European Union

Barcelona Convention
and Protocols

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

Barcelona Convention 13/09/1976 16/03/1978
Approval
15/04/1978
 
Barcelona Convention Amendments N/A 12/11/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004

Dumping Protocol 13/09/1976 16/03/1978
Approval
15/04/1978
 
Dumping Protocol Amendments N/A 12/11/1999
Acceptance
-

Emergency Protocol 13/09/1976 12/08/1981
Approval
11/09/1981
 
Prevention and Emergency Protocol 25/01/2002 26/05/2004
Approval
25/06/2004

LBS Protocol 17/05/1980 07/10/1983
Approval
06/11/1983
 
LBS Protocol Amendments N/A 12/11/1999
Acceptance
11/05/2008

SPA Protocol 30/03/1983 30/06/1984
Approval
23/03/1986
 
SPA and Biodiversity Protocol and Annexes 10/06/1995 12/11/1999
Ratification
12/12/1999
 
Amendments to the lists of Annexes II and III of the
SPA and Biodiversity Protocol (Decision IG.19/12)
N/A N/A
 
13/02/2011
 
Amendments to Annexes II and III of the
SPA and Biodiversity Protocol (Decision IG.20/5)
N/A N/A
 
30/03/2014
 
Amendments to Annexes II and III of the
SPA and Biodiversity Protocol (Decision IG.21/6)
N/A N/A
 
16/04/2015
 
Amendments to Annex II of the
SPA and Biodiversity Protocol (Decision IG.23/10)
N/A N/A 14/09/2018

Offshore Protocol - 27/02/2013
Accession
29/03/2013

Hazardous Wastes Protocol - -
 
-

ICZM Protocol 16/01/2009 29/09/2010
Approval
24/03/2011

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