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Examples of response to integrate international conventions:
The Philippines: Enacting Laws
The Philippines passed an act known as the Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Waste Act of 1990, which was inspired by the Montreal Protocol. The Act bans the importation, storage and transportation of toxic nuclear wastes into or through the Philippines.
In response to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, an administrative order was issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources which restricts importing recyclable materials containing hazardous substances.
In response to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, in 1992, the country promulgated Republic Act 7586 of 1992, which provides for the establishment of a national integrated protected areas system to conserve and use biodiversity in a sustainable manner.
As a response to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an executive order was issued establishing an inter-agency committee on climate change.
See Good Practice Suite, Response of the Philippine Government to Multilateral Agreements