Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds

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AEWA
The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
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Context Conservation
Drafted 16 June 1995 (1995-06-16)
Location The Hague
Effective 1 November 1999 (1999-11-01)
Parties
Depositary Government of The Netherlands

The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, or African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) is an independent international treaty developed under the auspices of the UNEP's Convention on Migratory Species.

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Meetings[edit]

The Parties meet every few years. So far there have been five meetings: 7–9 November 1999 in Cape Town, South Africa; 25–27 September 2002 in Bonn, Germany; 23–27 October 2005 in Dakar, Senegal; 15–19 September 2008 in Antananarivo, Madagascar; 14–18 May 2012 in La Rochelle, France.

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Ban on lead shot[edit]

The use of lead shot has been banned by the signatories to the convention on account of the poisoning it causes.[1][2]

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