• SULTANATE OF OMAN

    Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs was originally constituted in 1984 as the Ministry for the Environment. It operates a permitting regime to authorise and regulate activities that may…


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  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    The general federal environmental law is Law No. 24 of 1999 Regarding Protection and Development of the Environment. This law covers every aspect of environmental protection including land, water…


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  • KUWAIT

    Law No. 21 for the Year 1995 established the Kuwait Environment Protection Authority tasked with carrying out all activities and functions necessary to ensure the protection of the environment…


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  • QATAR

    The Ministry of Environment is the body responsible for environmental protection and legislation in the State of Qatar. It was originally known as the Supreme Council for the Environment…


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  • SAUDI ARABIA

    A Royal Decree dated 25th February 1981, entrusted the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment with the control of pollution and protection of the environment within the Kingdom of Saudi…


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  • BAHRAIN

    Within the Kingdom of Bahrain, the protection of the environment falls under the auspices of the Supreme Council for Environment. Established in December 2012, it replaced the Public Commission…


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