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Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (Geneva Convention - CLRTAP)
The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution was adopted on 13 November 1979 and entered into force on 16 March 1983. This Framework- Convention is intended to protect the human health and human environment against air pollution. The Convention has been extended by eight protocols that identify specific measures to be taken by Parties to cut their emissions of air pollutants and enhances further collaboration between them. The Convention was signed under the framework of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.