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Ratification status

Climate Change Convention
   Date of signature:15 June 1993
   Date of ratification:29 August 1997
   Date of entry into force:27 November 1997
Kyoto Protocol
   Date of signature:
   Date of ratification:31 July 2002
   Date of entry into force:16 February 2005


Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Relevant documents Relevant CP or CMP decision(s)Relevant CP or CMP conclusion(s)Other relevant information

National reporting

National communications Annex I Non-Annex I
In-depth reviews IDR 1 IDR 2 IDR 3 IDR 4
  summary summary summary summary
Other materials
 Demonstrable progress report
 National Adaptation Programme of Action
 National Action Plan
 GCOS report

National focal points

Country Person Ministry/Organization Address Phone Fax Email Direct phone Direct fax Direct email
South Africa  Mr. Maesela John Kekana, Chief Director International Climate Change Relations & Negotiations  Department of Environmental Affairs   Private Bag X447 Pretoria   (27-12) 310-3120  (27-12) 320-1421    (27-12) 322-1003 
South Africa  Ms. Judith Maria Combrink, Deputy-Director, International Coordination  Department of Environmental Affairs   Private Bag X447 Pretoria   (27-12) 310-3452  (27-12) 320-0062    (27-12) 322-5563