Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP)

Programme concerté de surveillance continue et d'évaluation du transport à longue distance des polluants atmosphériques en Europe

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History

1979, under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), in cooperation with World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Implemented under Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution. Protocol on long-term financing of EMEP adopted 28 Sep 1984, Geneva (Switzerland).

Aims

Provide sound scientific support for the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, in particular: atmospheric monitoring and modelling; emission inventories and projections; integrated assessment.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination. Management of treaties and agreements:

 • Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions or Their Transboundary Fluxes (1988 NOx protocol);

 • Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds on Their Transboundary Fluxes (1991 VOC protocol);

 • Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on the Reduction of Sulphur Emissions or Their Transboundary Fluxes by at Least 30 per Cent (1985 Sulphur protocol);

 • Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions;

 • Protocol to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals;

 • Protocol to the Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP protocol);

 • Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone.

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Languages

English, French, Russian.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 41 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Societal Problems
    • Pollution
    • Effluent
  • Research, Standards
    • Inspection, Tests
    • Evaluation
  • Government
    • Frontiers
  • Value Redistribution
    • Cooperative

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

F0831

Last News Received

9. Mar 2017
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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