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This section presents information on trade related issues, such as international conventions. Important issues and developments in the trade world, as well as links to relevant information, are also available here:

When disaster strikes, communications links are often disrupted, yet for relief workers who arrive on the scene these links are essential. Victims of disasters will now be able to benefit from faster and more effective rescue operations, thanks to the Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations that came into force 8 January 2005, following its ratification by 30 countries.

Tampere Convention [EN][FR][ES]   

Tampere Convention [AR]   

Topic: International Conventions and Agreements

Keywords: Telecommunication equipment, temporary admission, disasters, relief operations

Contracting Parties: list of signatories/contracting parties (country codes) and the link to status (Ratification, Acceptance, Approval, Accession): Status of Treaties  

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