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Title
Convention on climate change.

Corporate Author
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

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Abstract
The text of the Convention was adopted at the United Nations Headquarters, New York on the 9 May 1992; it was open for signature at the Rio de Janeiro from 4 to 14 June 1992, and thereafter at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 20 June 1992 to 19 June 1993. By that date the Convention had received 166 signatures. The Convention entered into force on 21 March 1994. Those States that have not signed the Convention may accede to it at any time.

For those States that ratify, accept or approve the Convention or accede thereto after the date of entry into force, the Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.

Notes
German version has been removed as no updated version is available

Copy number
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 1 ENG
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 2 FRE
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 3 SPA
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 4 ARA
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 5 CHI
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 6 RUS
FCCC/GEN/40 B COPY 7 GER

Publisher
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Information Unit for Conventions
Place of Publication
Bonn (Germany)
Châtelaine (Switzerland)
Publication date
01/11/2005
Call number
FCCC/GEN/40 B

Keywords
climate change
global warming
greenhouse gases
UNFCCC