Annex I Parties are requested to submit a fifth national communication to the secretariat by 1 January 2010
( decision 10/CP.13).
In preparing these national communications, Annex I Parties should follow the revised reporting
guidelines for the preparation of national communications. Additionally, a number of decisions and
conclusions should be taken into account. In order to facilitate the preparation of the fourth national
communications, the secretariat organized a workshop in Dublin in September 2004. more>>
Annotated Outline for
Fifth National Communications (278 kB) of Annex I Parties under the UNFCCC, including Reporting Elements
under the Kyoto Protocol
The UNFCCC guidelines for the preparation of national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the
Convention (FCCC/CP/1999/7) and the Guidelines for the preparation of the information required under Article
7, of the Kyoto Protocol, including on reporting of supplementary information under Article 7, paragraph 2
(part II of the annex to decision 15/CMP.1) provide guidance for the Parties included in Annex I to the
Convention (Annex I Parties) on the structure and content of the national communications. The secretariat
prepared an annotated outline as a compilation of provisions of these guidelines with the view to support
Parties in preparing, in accordance with these guidelines, their fifth national communication (NC5).