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Definitions

Definitions of Frequently Used Terms. Provides basic descriptions of some of the terms used throughout this section

The Convention

List of Parties and Signatories to the Basel Convention as of September 2010. Full Treaty information as well as the status of the Convention is available on the web site of the Treaty Section of the United Nations at the following URL address: http://untreaty.un.org

   
Ban Amendment

List of ratifications/acceptances/approvals of the amendment to the Basel Convention (Ban Amendment) as of July 2010. Full information is available on the web site of the Treaty Section of the United Nations at the following URL address: http://untreaty.un.org

The Protocol

List of signatories and ratifications of the Basel Protocol on Liability and Compensation as of August 2009. Full information is available on the web site of the Treaty Section of the United Nations at the following URL address: http://untreaty.un.org

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