The Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or Their Transboundary Fluxes
is an agreement to provide for the control and reduction of emissions of volatile organic compounds
in order to reduce their transboundary fluxes so as to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects.
opened for signature - November 18 1991
entered into force - September 29 1997
parties - (21) Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
countries that have signed, but not yet ratified - (6) Canada, European Union, Greece, Portugal, Ukraine, United States