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North America Transnational Legal Frameworks

  • Alicia Cate
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Abstract

There are a number of legal frameworks that directly or indirectly affect wetlands management in North America. All are designed to promote transnational cooperation to protect, conserve, and manage wetlands. These legal frameworks include regional agreements that encompass the three countries of North America (Canada, Mexico, and the United States), as well as bilateral agreements between Canada and the United States and the United States and Mexico in relation to transboundary waters.

Keywords

Legal frameworks Transnational Multilateral Bilateral North America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.US Department of StateWashingtonUSA

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