Protocols and Declarations

Specific measures implementing the principles laid down in the framework Convention are contained in the Protocols to the Alpine Convention. In the  Protocols, concrete steps to be taken for the protection and sustainable development of the Alps are set out.

The existing Protocols cover many different issues:

Furthermore, two additional protocols have been adopted, respectively on Solution of litigations and on the Adherence of the Principality of Monaco to the Alpine Convention*.

In addition to the protocols, the Alpine Conference has adopted the following Ministerial declarations on specific topics:

The Alpine Convention Protocols and Declarations are aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).

Explore the connections between the SDGs and the Protocols and Declarations here:

Connecting to the SDGs

* courtesy English translations provided by the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention 


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