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Amendment to Annex B of the Kyoto Protocol
 

Parties to the Kyoto Protocol adopted an Amendment to Annex B to the Kyoto Protocol by pdf-icon decision 10/CMP.2 in accordance with Articles 20 and 21 of the Kyoto Protocol, at the second session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol held in Nairobi, Kenya, in November 2006.

The pdf-icon Notification of the Amendment (62 kB) was communicated on 17 April 2007, to all Parties to the Kyoto Protocol by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, acting in his capacity as Depositary, in accordance with Article 20.3.

Pursuant to Article 20, the amendment is subject to acceptance by Parties to the Kyoto Protocol. In accordance with Article 20.4, the amendment will enter into force for those Parties having accepted it on the ninetieth day after the date of receipt by the Depositary of an instrument of acceptance by at least three fourths of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.

Currently, 29 Parties have accepted the amendment to Annex B to the Kyoto Protocol set out in decision 10/CMP.2. To date, this amendment has not entered into force.

The list below contains the latest information concerning acceptances received by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, as Depositary. The dates in the 3rd column are those of the receipt of the instrument of acceptance (A). (For an explanation of these legal terms, visit the United Nations Treaty Collection Glossary of terms relating to Treaty actions).



Amendment to Annex B of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

Nairobi, 17 November 2006

Not yet in force: see paragraphs (4) and (5) of Article 20 of the Protocol which read as follows: "The Amendment to Annex B of the Protocol, shall enter into force for those Parties having accepted it on the ninetieth day after the date of receipt by the Depositary of an instrument of acceptance by at least three fourths of the Parties to this Protocol. The Amendment shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Party deposits with the Depositary its instrument of acceptance of the said Amendment."

Status: Parties: 29

Text: Doc. Decision 10/CMP.2.

Note: At the second session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, held in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 to 17 November 2006, the Parties adopted an Amendment to Annex B to the Protocol by Decision 10/CMP.2, in accordance with Articles 20 and 21 of the Protocol.


Participant Acceptance
Entry into force
ARMENIA 19 Nov 2008 A
AUSTRALIA* 12 Dec 2007 A
AZERBAIJAN 28 Jan 2009 A
BELARUS*   6 Jun 2007 A
CHINA  16 Jul 2010 A   
CUBA 8 Sept 2011 A
CZECH REPUBLIC* 18 Apr 2007 A
EGYPT    9 Apr 2010 A
FRANCE* (1) [19 Aug 2009 A]
GEORGIA 11 April 2011 A
INDIA 18 Nov 2008 A
IRAN (Islamic Republic of) 12 April 2012 A
ISRAEL 28 Dec 2009 A
KAZAKHSTAN   7 Oct 2011 A  
KYRGYZSTAN   2 Nov 2009 A
MAURITIUS 23 Sep 2009 A
MEXICO   3 Apr 2009 A
MOROCCO   3 Mar 2010 A
NORWAY* 26 Aug 2008 A
PERU 25 Jan 2012 A
REPUBLIC OF KOREA 10 Dec 2009 A
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA 18 Nov 2008 A
RUSSIAN FEDERATION * 27 Jun 2008 A
SERBIA 31 Jul 2009 A
SOUTH AFRICA 21 Feb 2014 A
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC 16 Jun 2009 A
TURKMENISTAN 21 Aug 2008 A
UKRAINE*   5 Jan 2010 A
UZBEKISTAN 16 Oct 2007 A
VIET NAM 29 Jul 2008 A
TOTAL 29

* Indicates an Annex I Party to the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change

(1) Withdrawal effected on 27/10/09, please seepdf-icon http://treaties.un.org/doc/Publication/CN/2009/CN.803.2009-Eng.pdf

Key Decision

Decision 10/CMP.2
Proposal from Belarus to amend Annex B to the Kyoto Protocol

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