(a) strengthening each party`s environmental management systems, including strengthening the institutional and legal framework and the ability to develop, implement, manage and enforce environmental legislation, standards and policies; Keywords: contracts, political issues, multilateral environmental agreements, climate change, the Minamata Convention (j) exchange of information and experiences between parties wishing to carry out environmental assessments, including revisions to trade agreements, at the national level; In 1972, the United States and the Soviet Union signed a cooperation agreement in the field of environmental protection, with a view to creating a framework for the two nations to cooperate on environmental issues of common interest and interest. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service coordinates the implementation of conservation efforts under the agreement in partnership with federal, federal, local, non-governmental, national and other partners. In addition, the agreement gives us the power to provide subsidies and support to Russian nature reserves and national parks. These efforts benefit species such as marine mammals and migratory birds, as well as tiger antelopes and saiga. (k) all other areas of environmental cooperation on which the contracting parties can agree. 2. The Commission meets once a year in the country of the party chairing the Commission, unless the Commission decides otherwise. The first meeting of the Commission is expected to take place within six months of the agreement coming into force.
The presidency of the Commission is held annually between the contracting parties. A senior official from the U.S. Department of State will chair the first meeting of the Commission. The Chair, unless the Commission decides otherwise, runs in alphabetical line of contracting parties among the senior officials appointed by the service or department of each of the parties covered in paragraph 3. Each party should ensure that its departments or departments play a direct or indirect role in the Work of the Commission during an environmental mission. REAFFIRMING their political will to grant and show the importance of cooperation in the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural resources by governments, description: this protocol and its six annexes complement the 1959 Antarctic Treaty in order to improve the protection of the Antarctic environment and dependent and related ecosystems.