Turkish Grand National Assembly Warning: You Are Viewing Act, The Parliamentary General Assembly Has Already Adopted. If It Does Not Include The Changes Made Later. Azerbaijan Republic The Government Of The Republic Of Turkey

Original Language Title: TÜRKİYE BÜYÜK MİLLET MECLİSİ Uyarı: Görüntülemekte olduğunuz Kanun, TBMM Genel Kurulunda kabul edildiği halidir. Varsa daha sonra yapılan değişiklikleri içermemektedir. TÜRKİYE CUMHURİYETİ HÜKÜMETİ İLE AZERBAYCAN CUMHURİYETİ HÜKÜMETİ

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Law No. 5423

Acceptance Date: 28.10.2005

Article 1 - signed in Baku on 9 July 2004, "the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey in Protected Areas" has been used in the validation of.
Article 2 - This Law shall enter into force on the date of publication.
Article 3 - This Law shall be enforced by the Council of Ministers.



The Republic of Turkey and Azerbaijan Republic Government hereinafter the "Parties" is referred to as,
the two countries to strengthen the friendly relations between peoples and expressed their willingness towards developing cooperation to protect the environment, the
field of environmental protection in Turkey and Azerbaijan ' s both caused Agreement that the parties to the fulfillment of regional and international commitments, noting the importance of strengthening bilateral cooperation,
have agreed on the following:
Article 1
Special programs and the prevention of environmental pollution through the projects and for environmental protection strengthening bilateral cooperation will be provided. The main areas related to environmental cooperation between the Parties

Article 2 shall be:
- nature conservation;
- Management of protected areas;
- Biodiversity conservation;
- In the surrounding area that both Turkey and Azerbaijan is a signatory of the International Convention Implementation;
- Protection of the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea region;
- Environmental Impact Assessment;
- Waste Management;
- Climate Change;
- Meteorological Service;
- Forest Management;
- Afforestation;
- Parties in any area is seen as a matter of common concern.

Article 3 The Parties shall cooperate in the following ways on the issues listed in Article 2 of this Agreement.
- Joint scientific-technical research / programs;
- The development of cooperation projects;
- Research and development activities and the exchange of scientific and technical information and documentation related to best environmental management practices;
- The exchange of best environmental technologies;
- Officials, experts, exchange of researchers and members of non-governmental organizations;
- Training programs, meetings, conferences and symposiums;
- Other forms of cooperation deemed necessary by the Parties. Article 4

government and NGOs working in the field of environmental protection will be the trend of promoting cooperation between representatives.

Article 5 Following the entry into force of this Agreement, appoint a national coordinator to be responsible for the management of each edecektir.taraf are Parties to this cooperative activities under this Agreement shall notify the names of each of the National Coordinator. Parties may appoint one national coordinator bulunarak each other in writing.
National Coordinator of the Parties, shall prepare an annual work program including the concrete description of the cooperation activities envisaged under the provisions of Article 2 of this Agreement.
By mutual consent of the National Coordinator can be collected at any time to review the other issues relating to cooperation in the field of environmental protection or discuss the activities covered by this agreement. Article 6

Upon mutual agreement, the Parties in accordance with national legislation, cooperation with third parties may share the results.

Interpretation of Article 7 of this Agreement or any dispute that may arise from the application, shall be resolved by negotiation between the Parties.

Article 8 of this Agreement, the rights of the Parties arising from other international agreements concluded by each of the two Parties and liabilities can not be interpreted so as to prejudice the.

Article 9 by mutual consent of the Parties to this Agreement may be supplemented or amended. These changes will come into force in accordance with the procedures contained in Article 11 of this Agreement. Article 10

This termination of this Agreement shall not affect the validity of the activities agreed upon pursuant to this Agreement and initiated prior to expiration.

Article 11 of this Agreement, the Parties will enter the state of the last written notification about the implementation of the internal procedures necessary to reach to the other Party through diplomatic channels for the following day after the entry into force of the Agreement each other.

This Agreement shall remain in force for five years. One of the side agreement to the other Party six months before the expiry date of the Agreement termination if it intends to notify in writing through diplomatic channels, the validity of this Agreement shall be extended for five-year periods.
In Baku on 9 July 2004, Turkish, Azerbaijani and English languages, has been signed in duplicate, including all three texts being equally valid. In case of differences of opinion in the interpretation of the provisions of this Agreement, the English text shall prevail.

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