Full Text of the Kyoto Protocol



The document which follows consists of the final authentic text of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The Kyoto Protocol has now been issued as part of the COP 3 report, document FCCC/CP/1997/7/Add.1. It should be read together with decisions 1/CP.3, 2/CP.3 and 3/CP.3 which are also contained in that report.

A list of the minor editorial and technical changes introduced to the Kyoto Protocol as adopted by COP 3 following a technical review of the text may be obtained from the secretariat.

The Kyoto Protocol is available on this web site (in PDF format only)  in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
The text in the other official UN languages will be made available (also in PDF format) as soon as possible.
( Arabic and Chinese versions can be obtained from the secretariat in hard copy. )

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