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Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations framework convention on climate change

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets.

Recognizing that developed countries are principally responsible for the current high levels of GHG emissions in the atmosphere as a result of more than 150 years of industrial activity, the Protocol places a heavier burden on developed nations under the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities."

The Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on 11 December 1997 and entered into force on 16 February 2005. The detailed rules for the implementation of the Protocol were adopted at COP 7 in Marrakesh, Morocco, in 2001, and are referred to as the "Marrakesh Accords." Its first commitment period started in 2008 and ended in 2012.

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  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Document reference # Kyoto Protocol to UN 1997
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  • United Nations
  • English
  • Vietnamese
Formal type of document Agreements
Topics Climate change
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date December 11, 1997
Effective/Enforced Date February 16, 2005
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Main office UNFCCC secretariat UN Campus Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1 53113 Bonn Germany

Haus Carstanjen Office Martin-Luther-King-Strasse 8 53175 Bonn Germany

Mailing address UNFCCC secretariat P.O. Box 260124 D-53153 Bonn Germany

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Date uploaded October 28, 2018, 04:21 (UTC)
Date modified October 30, 2018, 08:17 (UTC)