Measures taken in advance to prevent the occurrence (waste prevention, prevention of disasters or similar emergencies). (Source: draft based on GEMET/GUNNa)

States should effectively co-operate to discourage or prevent the relocation and transfer to other States of any activities and substances that cause severe environmental degradation or are found to be harmful to human health (Rio Principle 14)

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prevention measure
preventive approach
Rio Principle 14
prevention, preparedness and response
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