International Commission for the Protection of the Saar

Commission internationale pour la protection de la Sarre
Internationale Kommission zum Schutze der Saar

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History

29 Jan 1963, Paris (France), as International Commission for the Protection of the Saar against Pollution -- Commission internationale pour la protection de la Sarre contre la pollution -- Internationale Kommission zum Schutze der Saar gegen Verunreinigung, by the governments of Germany FR and France. Constitutes International Commissions for the Protection of the Moselle and Saar (ICPMS) together with International Commission for the Protection of the Moselle, set up by a second protocol signed on the same day. The two protocols entered into force together on 1 July 1962. The Commissions always meet together, although they have separate protocols. Office in Trier (Germany) established by a complementary protocol signed in Mar 1990. A second complementary protocol, signed in Nov 1992, conferred legal capacity and legal competence to the Commissions. No longer exists in practice although the protocols are still in place.

Aims

Coordinate members' work to protect the Saar River and its whole drainage area against pollution.

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Activities

Working party A notes the nature, significance and origin of pollution and follows up water quality. Its main subjects are: measurement programmes; noxious substance content of fish; water ecosystems; quality objectives. Working Party B studies and proposes technical and economic measures necessary for water protection. Its main subjects are: assessment of priority substances; prevention of accidents. Working party C aims at improving the ecosystems, in particular carrying out monitoring programmes in order to determine the status of the ecosystems' biological elements.

Structure

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Languages

French, German.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 2 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Rivers and Lakes
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
    • Pollution

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

D5166

Last News Received

2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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