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Summary of Coding of Agreements for HOBS

List of lines from these agreements coded with HOBS
Agreements with How many
at least 1 paragraph coded as: HOBS 125
no paragraphs coded as: HOBS 47
Clarification: Codes (accept for ATTACH, INFO, RELA, SCIR, and SOVR) are assigned at the Article level based on one or more paragraphs in the Article having the code. Therefore, many paragraphs included below will not relate to the given code but at least one paragraph in each article will relate to the given code. Ensure you read the Coding Manual at before using this data.
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Citation: Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
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Date accessed: 22 October 2018
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Signature Date Agreements Containing HOBS Code
1920-02-09 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen
1920-10-31 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts
1924-01-25 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals
1945-10-16 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations
1946-04-05 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish
1946-12-02 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling
1948-02-26 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission
1949-02-08 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries
1949-02-22 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust
1949-05-31 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
1952-03-07 Agreement Concerning Measures For The Protection Of The Stocks Of Deep Sea Prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European Lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris), Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvegicus) And Crabs (Cancer Pagurus)
1952-05-09 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean
1954-07-29 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara
1956-02-27 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region
1957-02-09 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals
1958-01-29 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube
1959-01-24 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention
1959-07-07 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea
1959-11-19 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations
1959-12-01 Antarctic Treaty
1959-12-14 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases
1963-04-29 Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution
1963-10-26 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin
1964-09-12 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea
1964-11-25 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger
1966-05-14 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas
1967-05-03 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization
1967-09-13 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa
1968-09-03 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land
1968-09-15 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources
1968-09-23 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project
1969-10-23 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic
1969-11-29 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties
1971-12-18 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage
1972-02-15 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft
1972-04-10 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction
1972-06-01 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals
1972-11-23 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage
1973-03-03 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora
1973-09-13 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts
1974-11-18 Agreement On An International Energy Programme
1975-01-24 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response
1976-02-16 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution
1976-03-10 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes
1976-12-03 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution
1977-04-28 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure
1978-07-03 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation
1978-10-24 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries
1979-06-23 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals
1979-07-10 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention
1979-11-13 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution
1980-03-03 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material
1980-11-18 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries
1980-11-21 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority
1981-03-23 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region
1981-11-12 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency
1982-02-11 Nauru Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Management Of Fisheries Of Common Interest
1982-02-14 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment
1982-03-02 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean
1982-10-29 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development
1983-02-17 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest
1983-07-28 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau)
1983-11-18 International Tropical Timber Agreement
1985-03-22 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer
1985-07-09 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources
1985-08-06 South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty
1986-03-18 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes
1986-09-26 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency
1986-11-24 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region
1987-10-01 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel
1989-03-22 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal
1989-07-21 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization
1990-10-17 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution
1990-11-30 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation
1991-01-30 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa
1991-02-25 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context
1991-06-19 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention
1991-12-04 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats
1991-12-13 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa
1992-03-17 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas
1992-04-09 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic
1992-04-21 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution
1992-05-13 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research
1992-06-05 Convention On Biological Diversity
1992-07-18 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters
1992-12-11 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific
1993-02-18 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization
1993-03-05 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research
1993-03-26 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region
1993-04-22 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization
1993-06-16 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
1993-09-14 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation
1993-11-25 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission
1994-01-26 International Tropical Timber Agreement
1994-06-16 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea
1994-06-17 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa
1994-07-24 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States
1994-09-08 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora
1994-09-20 Convention On Nuclear Safety
1994-11-30 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access
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Please cite as:
Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
Available at:
Date accessed: 22 October 2018