International Laws & Regulations

 

The following International Laws and Regulations are included in the Ghana National Interpretation:

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION CONVENTIONS (ILO CONVENTIONS):

                ILO_conventions_listed.pdf 

                The full text is available on: http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/english/index.htm

                ILO_brochure_key_conventions.pdf

 

UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (2007):

                UN_declaration_of_rights_(real).pdf

 

CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION:

                Convention_elimination_racial_discrimination.pdf

 

INTERNATIONAL CONVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS:

                 Ec,_Soc_and_Cultural_rights.pdf

 

INTERAMERICAN HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM:

                 The full text is available on: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=150 

                 The full text is available on: http://www.oas.org/en/topics/human_rights.asp

 

UN CONVENTION ON BILOGICAL DIVERSITY (1992): 

                 The full text is available on: http://www.cbd.int/convention/convention.shtml

 

 STOCKHOLM CONVENTION ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (2001):

                Stockholm_convention_text.pdf

 

FAO INTERNATIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT ON THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF PESTICIDES (1985, REVISED 2002):

                CoC_text.pdf

 

ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONS ON PRIOR AND INFORMED CONSENT PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE (1998):

              Rotterdam_convention_text.pdf

 

THE WHO RECOMMENDED CLASSIFICATION OF PESTICIDES BY HAZARD AND GUIDELINES TO CLASSIFICATION 2004:

             The full text is available on: http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/pesticides_hazard/en/

 

IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS:

              More information on: http://www.iucn.org/

              IUCN Red List:  http://www.iucnredlist.org/about/red-list-overview

 

HIGH CONSERVATION VALUES:

               What are HCV's? How to identify, manage and monitor?

               More information on: http://www.hcvnetwork.org/

               HCV Toolkit: http://www.hcvnetwork.org/practical-support/the-hcv-toolkit-global-home

There is a National Interpretation of the HCV Toolkit in Ghana, (May 2006):   

http://www.hcvnetwork.org/practical-support/countrycontainer.2006-09-27.2436295488/country.2006-09-27.7970677387