regional economic integration organisation


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regional economic integration organisation

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as an organisation constituted by sovereign States of a given region, to which its member States have transferred competence in respect of matters governed by this Convention and which has been duly authorised, in accordance with its internal procedures, to sign, ratify, accept, approve or accede to it.
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The Aarhus convention is open to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by states and by regional economic integration organisations like the EU.
Introduced in 1975, the CITES Convention was amended in 1983 to allow regional economic integration organisations, such as the EU, to become full members.
States and regional economic integration organisations (EU, EFTA, NAFTA etc) can now sign it at the UN headquarters in New York.
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