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Modified from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2008. UNEP Yearbook 2008: An Overview of Our Changing Environment. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). http://www.unep.org/yearbook/2008/ [Accessed September 2010].
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Ratification of multilateral environmental agreements
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) are a main component of international environmental governance. The number of MEAs created in response to global environmental challenges has risen steadily since the UN Conference on the Human Environment (UNCED) in 1972.