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Bilateral Cooperation

Germany is involved with nature conservation on an international level already for several decades. To underpin the bilateral cooperation in the field of nature conservation and environmental protection politically, Germany made agreements with numerous countries worldwide at governmental and departmental (concerning the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety - BMU) level. A list of relevant agreements regarding nature conservation to follow:

Germany's bilateral agreements on nature conservation
Country Agreement Content Source of information
Albania Departmental agreement
of 13.10.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 2 of 16.01.1993, p. 60f
Australia Departmental agreement
of 11.06.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Bulgaria Governmental agreement
of 14.04.1989;
replaced by the governmental agreement of 01.06.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 36 of 28.10.1989, p. 818ff;
BGBl II, No. 33 of 16.09.1993, p. 1824f
Canada Departmental agreement
of 17.09.1990
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
China Departmental agreement
of 26.09.1994
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Czech Republic Governmental agreement with Czechoslovakia
of 05.10.1987;
replaced by  governmental agreement
of 24.10.1996

(in force since 02.01.1999);
 Transformation act
of 23.09.1998

(in force since 02.10.1998)
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 2 of 19.01.1988, p. 66ff;
BGBl II, No. 41 of 01.10.1998, p. 2586-2591;
BGBl II, No. 7 of 04.03.1999, p. 182
Czech Republic Governmental contract
of 12.12.1995
(in force since 25.10.1997);
Transformation act of 24.04.1997
(in force since 03.05.1997)
Cooperation in water management at the borders BGBl II, No. 17 of 02.05.1997, p. 924-932;
BGBl II, No. 6 of 12.03.1998, p. 237
Czech Republic Departmental agreement
of 08.12.1999
Realisation of corporate pilot projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 4 of 07.02.2000, p. 162ff
Czech Republic  Departmental agreement
of 25.02.2004
Realisation of corporate pilot projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 9 of 05.04.2004, p. 405ff
Estonia Departmental agreement
of 25.05.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 44 of 17.12.1992, p. 1194ff
Hungary Governmental agreement
of 12.12.1988;
replaced by governmental agreement of 09.05.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 20 of 13.06.1989, p. 506-509;
BGBl II, No. 33 of 16.09.1993, p. 1822f
India  Departmental agreement
of 08.09.1998
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Indonesia Departmental agreement
of 25.02.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Iran Departmental agreement
of 04.10.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Israel Governmental agreement
of 11.12.1991
Cooperation in nature and landscape conservation Entry still due
Israel Governmental agreement
of 17.03.1993
Cooperation in environment and nature conservation Entry still due
Japan  Governmental agreement
of 26.08.1997
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 14 of 04.05.1998, p. 768f
Latvia Departmental agreement
of 14.04.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 19 of 25.06.1993, p. 901f
Latvia  Departmental agreement
of 27.05.2004
Realisation of corporate pilot projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 19 of 23.06.2004, p. 846ff
Lithuania Departmental agreement
of 16.04.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 19 of 25.06.1993, p. 899f
Malaysia Governmental agreement
of 18.11.1995
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Mexico Departmental agreement
of 25.10.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Poland Governmental agreement
of 10.11.1989;
replaced by the governmental agreement of 07.04.1994
(in force since 31.08.1998);
Transformation act of 25.03.1998
(in force since 02.04.1998)
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 12 of 18.04.1990, p. 262-272;
BGBl II, No. 8 of 01.04.1998, p. 282-286;
BGBl II, No. 48 of 26.11.1998, p. 2950
Poland Governmental agreement
of 17.06.1991
Creation of the German-Polish board for environment Entry still due
(reference in
BGBl II, No. 8 of 01.04.1998, p. 282-286)
Poland Governmental contract
of 19.05.1992
(in force since 26.09.1996);
Transformation act of 06.01.1994
(in force since 16.01.1994)
Cooperation in water management at the borders BGBl II, No. 3 of 15.01.1994, p. 59-66;
BGBl II, No. 39 of 18.09.1997, p. 1687
Poland  Departmental agreement
of 18.06.2001
Realisation of corporate projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 23 of 19.07.2001, p. 756ff
Poland  Departmental agreement
of 02.02.2005
Realisation of corporate projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 06 of 04.03.2005, p. 203f
Poland  Governmental agreement
of 11.04.2006
;
 Transfromationsgesetz of 13.04.2007
 (in force since 19.04.2007)
Transboundary control of environmental compatibility BGBl II, No. 11 of 18.04.2007, p. 595-609
Romania Governmental agreement
of 05.04.1993
(in force since 15.03.2000)
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 36 of 11.12.2000, p. 1498ff
Russia Governmental agreement
of 28.05.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 46 of 23.12.1992, p. 1240-1244
Singapore Departmental agreement
of 26.11.1991
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Slovakia  Governmental agreement with Czechoslovakia
of 05.10.1987
;
replaced by  Governmental agreement
of 14.07.1997
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 2 of 19.01.1988, p. 66ff;
Entry still due
South Africa  Departmental agreement
of 10.03.1998
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Turkey Governmental agreement
of 05.10.1992
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
Turkey  Departmental agreement
of 04.10.2006
Realisation of corporate pilot projects concerning environmental protection BGBl II, No. 39 of 12.12.2007, p. 1931f
Ukraine Governmental agreement
of 10.06.1993
Cooperation in environmental protection BGBl II, No. 33 of 16.09.1993, p. 1826ff
Uruguay  Departmental agreement
of 25.05.1998
Cooperation in environmental protection Entry still due
USA Governmental agreement
of 09.05.1974
(in force since 26.03.1975)
Cooperation in environmental matters BGBl II, No. 67 of 15.11.1975, p. 1717-1721

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