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United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Convention on Biological Diversity*

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[Reproduced from the text provided by the United Nations Environment Programme. The Convention was adopted by the Conference for Adoption of the Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity, held at UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, on May 22, 1992. Resolutions of the Nairobi Conference appear at 31 I.L.M. 842 (1992), and the U.S. Declaration at the Conference appears at 31 I.L.M. 848 (1992). It was opened for signature at the UNCED Conference in Rio de Janeiro by all states and regional economic integration organizations, and will remain open for signature at U.N. Headquarters in New York until June 4, 1993. As of June 29, 1992, 157 states and the European Economic Community had signed the Convention; the list of signatories appears at 31 I.L.M. 1004 (1992).

[The Introductory Note for UNCED at 31 I.L.M. 814 (1992) discusses the Convention. Three other UNCED documents appearing in I.L.M. are the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development at 31 I.L.M. 874 (1992); the Framework Convention on Climate Change at 31 I.L.M. 849 (1992); and the Statement of Principles for a Global Consensus of the Management, Conservation and Sustainable Development of all Types of Forests at 31 I.L.M. 881 (1992).]

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* [Reproduced from the text provided by the United Nations Environment Programme. The Convention was adopted by the Conference for Adoption of the Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity, held at UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, on May 22, 1992. Resolutions of the Nairobi Conference appear at 31 I.L.M. 842 (1992), and the U.S. Declaration at the Conference appears at 31 I.L.M. 848 (1992). It was opened for signature at the UNCED Conference in Rio de Janeiro by all states and regional economic integration organizations, and will remain open for signature at U.N. Headquarters in New York until June 4, 1993. As of June 29, 1992, 157 states and the European Economic Community had signed the Convention; the list of signatories appears at 31 I.L.M. 1004 (1992).

[The Introductory Note for UNCED at 31 I.L.M. 814 (1992) discusses the Convention. Three other UNCED documents appearing in I.L.M. are the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development at 31 I.L.M. 874 (1992); the Framework Convention on Climate Change at 31 I.L.M. 849 (1992); and the Statement of Principles for a Global Consensus of the Management, Conservation and Sustainable Development of all Types of Forests at 31 I.L.M. 881 (1992).]

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