Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000 and 2002 editions.

Table 3.5. Status of West Asian Countries Regarding Selected International Treaties on the Environment

Country Trade in Endangered Species Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Basel Convention on the Trans-boundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes & Disposal Biological Diversity Climate Change Desertification Action Plan for the Protection of the Mediter-ranean Sea Against Pollution (MAP) Kuwait Action Plan Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Action Plan
1973 1987 1992 1992 1992 1994 1975 1978 1982
Bahrain x x x x
Iraq x
Jordan x x x x x
Kuwait x x x x
Lebanon x x x x x x
Oman x x x x x
Qatar x x
Saudi Arabia x x x x x x x
Syrian Arab Republic x x x
United Arab Emirates x x x x
Yemen x