International agreements, conventions and related legal obligations

A selection of international conventions related to nature conservation of which the Czech Republic is a signatory.

Bern ConventionBerne Convention - Convention on the conservation of European flora, wildlife and natural habitats

Presented for signature: 1979 in Bern, 51signatories (in force since 1982); the Secretariat is located at the European Council in Strasbourg, Effective in the CR since: 1998.


Published in the CR as 107/2001 Sb.m.s. ( 684.7 KB) in Czech and English versions. Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats ( 49.7 KB).

More information - www.coe.int.


 

Logo CMSBonn Convention - Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS)

Presented for signature: 1981 Bonn, 89 contractors, the Secretariat is located at UNEP in Bonn. Effective in the CR since: 1994.
Published in the CR as 127/1994 Sb. (85.5 KB), without attachments.

The original text of the agreement - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.


CITESCITES - Convention on international trade of endangered species and wild fauna and flora (Washington Convention)

Presented for signature: 1973 in Washington D.C. (In force since 1975), 167 signatories. Effective in CR from: 1992 (CSFR).
In CR published as 572/1992 Sb. (134.1 KB) .

The original text of the convention - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

 

AEWA AEWA - African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement

Presented for signature: 1995 Hague, Netherlands, 177 signatories. Effective in CR from: 1 September 2006

 

Original text of the agreement - Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds ( 109.2 KB). The bilingual Czech-English version was released as 45/2006 Sb.m.s. ( 11.7 MB)

 

EUROBATSEUROBATS - Agreement on the protection of bats in Europe

Presented for signature: 1991 in London, 29 signatories. Effective in CR since: 1994.

 

In CR published as 208/1994 Sb. (58.2 KB), the original text of the agreement - Agreement on the Conservation of Bats in Europe.

 

European Landscape Convention (Florence Convention)

Presented for signature: 20.10. 2000 in Florence, 25 signatories; the Secretariat is located at the European Council in Strasbourg. Effective in CR since: 2004.

Published in the CR as 13/2005 Sb.m.s. ( 570.7 KB), for the Czech-English version see the European Landscape Convention ( 26.8 KB).


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