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Quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties to the Convention: assumptions,
conditions, commonalities and differences in approaches and comparison of the level of emission reduction efforts. Technical paper.
This technical paper presents an overview of the quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets to be implemented by developed country Parties, as well as assumptions and conditions related to individual targets and associated assumptions and conditions related to the ambition of the pledges. It explores commonalities and differences of
approaches to measure progress towards the achievement of economy-wide emission reduction targets and discusses the comparison of the emission reduction efforts. This paper is intended to facilitate understanding of these assumptions and conditions. The paper updates the information contained in document FCCC/TP/2011/1 and its updated versions,
documents FCCC/TP/2012/2, FCCC/TP/2012/5 and FCCC/TP/2013/7, and is based on submissions from Parties, including their first biennial reports, and their contributions to the workshops and events on assumptions and conditions related to the attainment of quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties, which
were held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 3 April 2011 and 2 September 2012, in Warsaw, Poland, on 12 November 2013 and in Bonn, Germany, on 9 June 2011, 17 May 2012, 6 June 2013, and 8 and 11 June 2014.
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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 18/11/2014