Legislative instrument details: Bucharest Convention

Classification
Legal name Convention on the protection of the Black Sea against pollution 1992
Short name Bucharest Convention
CELEX reference
Identification number
Issued by Black Sea Commission
URL to issuer http://www.blacksea-commission.org/_conv...
Parent legislative instrument
Valid from 15/01/1994
Abstract The "Bucharest Convention" includes a basic framework of agreement and four specific Protocols on the control of land-based sources of pollution; dumping of waste; joint action in the case of accidents (such as oil spills) and Black Sea biodiversity and landscape conservation.
Reporting framework
Reporting obligations
Comments -Protocol on the Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources
-Protocol on Cooperation in combating pollution of the Black Sea Marine Environment by Oil and Other Harmful Substances in Emergency Situations
-Protocol on The Protection of The Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution by Dumping
The Protocols were adopted on 21 April 1992 on Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution in Bucharest. They entered into force on 15 January 1994.

-The revised Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land Based Sources and Activities was adopted on 17 Apr 2009 on Ministerial Meeting/ Diplomatic Conference in Sofia. It has not yet entered into force.

-Black Sea Biodiversity and Landscape Conservation Protocol to the Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution was adopted on 14 June 2002 on Ministerial Meeting in Sofia. It has not yet entered into force. It is ratified by Ukraine and Turkey.
EC entry into force
EC accession
Convention secretariat Permanent Secretariat of the Commission for the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution (Istanbul Commission or Black Sea Commission)