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Chapter Three: Policy Responses - North America Figure: Parties to major environment conventions (as at 1 March 1999)

Parties to major environment conventions (as at 1 March 1999)

Notes:

1. Numbers in brackets below the abbreviated names of the conventions are the total number of parties to that convention

2. The number in brackets after the name of the region is the number of sovereign countries in the region

3. Only sovereign countries are counted. Territories of other countries and groups of countries are not considered in this table

4. The absolute number of countries that are parties to each convention in the region are shown in the coloured boxes

5. Parties to a convention are states that have ratified, acceded or accepted the convention. A signatory is not considered a party to a convention until the convention has also been ratified

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