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This report was originally published as Rose, G and Kurukulasuriya, L, Comparative Analysis of Compliance Mechanisms, in Envisioning the Next Steps for MEA Compliance Enforcement: Background Documents, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Environmental Conventions, Nairobi. Report presented at United Nations Environment Programme High-Level Meeting on Compliance with and Enforcement of Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Envisioning the Next Steps for MEA Compliance and Enforcement, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21-22 January 2006.


Compliance mechanisms under 19 selected multilateral environment agreements are analysed and compared. Existing and potential interlinkages and synergies between their compliance mechanisms are identified trhough the analysis and a survey of international and national practice. The objective is to define strategic opportunities at the international level to use the compliance mechanisms to strengthen national implementation. The erport concludes with a draft action plan.

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