International Conventions

International Conventions:

Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

Convention on Migratory Species

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

African-Eurasian Waterbirds Agreement (AEWA)

United Nations Convention against Corruption (CAC)

African Union Convention on Preventing and Combatting Corruption

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Constitution of the Republic of Congo (2002) – Title XVII covers treaties and international agreements (Articles 178 – 184).

Titre XVII, Article 184 : Once published, a regularly ratified or approved treaty or agreement has a superior authority over national laws, provided that, for each treaty or agreement, it is reciprocally applied by the other Party.

Bilateral agreements:


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