Bucharest Convention

Name of the regional agreement Aim of the document Related documents

Convention on the protection of the Black Sea against pollution 1992 (Bucharest Convention)

Full text available here

Reduces and controls pollution in the Black Sea in order to protect and preserve the marine environment.

1. Protocol on Cooperation in Combating Pollution of the Black Sea Marine Environment by Oil and Other Harmful Substances in Emergency Situations (Emergency Protocol, 1992)
2. The Black Sea Contingency Plan includes two volumes: Volume 1 “Response to Oil Spills” and Volume 2 “Response to Harmful Substances Other than Oil”.