Signature and ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversity

 

Signature

During the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) has signed the Convention on Biological Diversity on 11 June 1992.

Ratification

The instrument of ratification of the Democratic Republic of Congo was deposited at the United Nations in New York on 3 December 1994. The Democratic Republic of Congo became hence a Contracting Party to the Convention on that day.

According to Article 36, point 3, of the Convention, the Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force for the Democratic Republic of Congo on 3 March 1995.

 

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