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All official texts and documents are in the public domain and may be freely downloaded, copied and printed provided no change to the content is introduced, and the source is acknowledged.
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Document availability, format and software
Official documents of the UNFCCC in the six official languages of the United Nations, are made available in the format (Adobe Portable Document Format - ".pdf") and sometimes in HTML. The PDF format has been chosen as it is the standard adopted by the United Nations for issuing official documents electronically in their original format.
The task of updating this "digital library"is ongoing, and documents are posted as they become available. To view and print the document in its original format, please download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking on the icon.

Additional plug-Ins
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