Submissions are a very important element of sharing information, building understanding and advancing
work inter-sessionally in a transparent and inclusive manner. The secretariat recently
introduced this new submission portal to enhance the user-friendliness and
efficiency in submitting and viewing the information and views from Parties.
Parties are invited to use the portal to upload their information and views,
including in response to new/extended calls reflecting the outcomes of the last session of the
subsidiary bodies held in June in Bonn and that are listed in the notification of 4 July 2014 and
those listed in the notification of 13 December 2013 (see INFO box).
The portal is being deployed in phases to progressively replace the submission pages previously
available on the UNFCCC web site and ensure a smooth transition. The current first phase only
concerns those submissions by Parties to be considered by the Conference of the Parties (COP), the
Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), the
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) and the Subsidiary Body for
Until the next release of the portal, which is planned to take place prior to the October session of
the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), submissions that
are being considered by the ADP continue to be presented in the traditional submission page
accessible at and following the traditional
process, i.e. Parties sending their submissions by email to email@example.com.
The first deployment phase also does not support the upload and presentation of submissions
from observer organizations. Observer organizations are invited to continue to submit their
views, as per current practice, via email. The views will be posted on the "submissions from observer
The submission portal is a public site. However, for Parties to be able to upload
submissions, access rights are required. Parties can obtain them by having their National
Focal Point contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on access rights or other matters related to the launch of this new
submission portal, please contact email@example.com.
NOTE: The submission portal will not include calls and submissions made prior to 2014. For such submissions please go
to the archives linked below: