Table 2. Types of institutional interplay.


Functional interdependence Intentional politics of design and management
Horizontal United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ozone regimes Joint funding mechanisms (e.g., Global Environment Fund (GEF))
Vertical Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), national forest regimes Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP), national air pollution regimes
Source: Young (2002)