1. Barcelona Convention and Amendments

 

Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution
Adopted on 16 February 1976, in Barcelona, Spain

Amendments to the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution
Adopted on 10 June 1995, in Barcelona, Spain

The title of the Convention was amended as:

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean

consolidated text

Contracting Parties

Signature

Ratification,
Acceptance,
Approval,
or Accession

Entry into
force

Ratification,
Acceptance,
Approval,
or Accession

Entry into
force

Albania - 30/05/1990
Accession
29/06/1990 26/07/2001
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Algeria - 16/02/1981
Accession
18/03/1981 09/06/2004
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Bosnia and Herzegovina - 22/10/1994
Succession
01/03/1992 - -
Croatia - 12/06/1992
Succession
08/10/1991 03/05/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Cyprus 16/02/1976 19/11/1979
Ratification
19/12/1979 18/07/2003
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Egypt 16/02/1976 24/08/1978
Approval
23/09/1978 11/02/2000
Acceptance
09/07/2004
France 16/02/1976 11/03/1978
Approval
10/04/1978 29/03/2001
Approval
09/07/2004
Greece 16/02/1976 03/01/1979
Ratification
02/02/1979 10/03/2003
Approval
09/07/2004
Israel 16/02/1976 03/03/1978
Ratification
02/04/1978 29/09/2005
Ratification
29/10/2005
Italy 16/02/1976 03/02/1979
Ratification
05/03/1979 07/09/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Lebanon - 08/11/1977
Accession
12/02/1978 22/04/2009
Ratification
22/05/2009
Libya 31/01/1977 31/01/1979
Ratification
02/03/1979 12/01/2009
Ratification
11/02/2009
Malta 16/02/1976 30/12/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978 28/10/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Monaco 16/02/1976 20/09/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978 11/04/1997
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Montenegro - 19/11/2007
Accession
19/12/2007 19/11/2007
Accession
19/12/2007
Morocco 16/02/1976 15/01/1980
Ratification
15/02/1980 07/12/2004
Acceptance
06/01/2005
Slovenia - 16/09/1993
Accession
15/03/1994 08/01/2003
Accession
09/07/2004
Spain 16/02/1976 17/12/1976
Ratification
12/02/1978 17/02/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Syrian Arab Republic - 26/12/1978
Accession
25/01/1979 10/10/2003
Accession
09/07/2004
Tunisia 25/05/1976 30/07/1977
Ratification
12/02/1978 01/06/1998
Acceptance
09/07/2004
Turkey 16/02/1976 06/04/1981
Ratification
06/05/1981 18/09/2002
Acceptance
09/07/2004
European Union 13/09/1976 16/03/1978
Approval
15/04/1978 12/11/1999
Acceptance
09/07/2004