Overview of international instruments relevent to invasive alien species

This paper provides a brief overview of international instruments relevant to invasive alien (IAS) species and outlines: the rationale for international action on IAS; the scope of existing treaties and guidelines that address IAS in the context of biodiversity; aquatic ecosystems; plant, animal and human health; transport; and international trade; constraints in existing frameworks and recent policy developments; and frameworks for regional and subregional cooperation in the Austral-Pacific region.

Author Shine, C.
Date 15/10/2017
Year 2002
Secondary title Prevention and management of invasive alien species
Place published Conference Location
Publisher The Global Invasive Species Programme
Pages 19-33
Notes Notes
Links https://www.gisp.org/publications/workshops/AP_REGIO.PDF