caspian

UN environment agency welcomes renewed commitment to protecting Caspian Sea

The five countries bordering the Caspian Sea have reaffirmed their strong commitment to protect its marine environment, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which welcomed the move as an “important step.”

Caspian Sea States take further steps against oil pollution under UN-backed treaty

The five countries bordering the Caspian Sea are to introduce an emergency response system to tackle oil pollution in the world’s largest enclosed body of water as well as enhanced monitoring measures under new protocols to a United-Nations backed treaty.

Annan hails signing of Caspian Sea environmental treaty

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today hailed the adoption in Iran of a five-nation treaty to protect the fragile environment of the Caspian Sea, the world's largest freshwater lake.

Caspian Sea countries to sign UN-organized environmental treaty

Five countries bordering the Caspian Sea are meeting today and tomorrow in Iran to sign a treaty negotiated with United Nations support to protect the fragile environment of the world’s largest freshwater lake.