Reports forwarded to the Compliance Committee that relate to national communications

Reports of the reviews of national communications from Parties included in Annex I

Delays in submissions of national communications from Parties included in Annex I


Reports of the reviews of national communications from Parties included in Annex I

The table below lists the reports of the reviews of national communications (NCs) from Parties included in Annex I that have been forwarded to the Compliance Committee in accordance with section VI, paragraphs 1 and 3, of the annex to decision 27/CMP.1.

More information on national communications and the review reports

Parties included in Annex I

Reports of the Centralized In-Depth Reviews of Fourth National Communications

Reports of the In-Depth Reviews of Fifth National Communications

Reports of the Technical Reviews of Sixth National Communications

Australia

---[1]

CC/ERT/2012/3

CC/ERT/2015/13

Austria

CC/ERT/2009/2

CC/ERT/2011/10

CC/ERT/2014/13

Belarus

CC/ERT/2009/4

CC/ERT/2012/2

 

Belgium

CC/ERT/2008/6

CC/ERT/2011/8

CC/ERT/2015/10

Bulgaria

CC/ERT/2008/8

CC/ERT/2012/5

CC/ERT/2015/7

Canada[2]

CC/ERT/2010/1

CC/ERT/2011/25

---[3]

Croatia

CC/ERT/2009/6

CC/ERT/2011/21

CC/ERT/2014/11

Cyprus 

---[4] 

---[4] 

CC/ERT/2015/22 

Czech Republic

CC/ERT/2008/2

CC/ERT/2010/6

CC/ERT/2014/18

Denmark

CC/ERT/2007/4

CC/ERT/2010/7

CC/ERT/2014/6

Estonia

CC/ERT/2006/7

CC/ERT/2011/13

CC/ERT/2015/14

European Union

CC/ERT/2009/10

CC/ERT/2012/6

CC/ERT/2014/10

Finland

CC/ERT/2006/3

CC/ERT/2010/3

CC/ERT/2014/7

France

CC/ERT/2008/3

CC/ERT/2011/20

CC/ERT/2014/14

Germany

CC/ERT/2008/5

CC/ERT/2011/17

CC/ERT/2015/6

Greece

CC/ERT/2007/6

CC/ERT/2011/7

CC/ERT/2015/5

Hungary

CC/ERT/2006/1

CC/ERT/2011/2

CC/ERT/2015/18

Iceland

CC/ERT/2007/3

CC/ERT/2012/7

CC/ERT/2015/11

Ireland

CC/ERT/2009/8

CC/ERT/2010/5

CC/ERT/2014/17

Italy

CC/ERT/2009/1

CC/ERT/2011/11

CC/ERT/2014/5

Japan

CC/ERT/2007/8

CC/ERT/2011/3

CC/ERT/2015/20

Kazakhstan 

---[5] 

--- 

CC/ERT/2015/21[6] 

Latvia

CC/ERT/2007/7

CC/ERT/2011/15

CC/ERT/2014/12

Liechtenstein

CC/ERT/2008/4

CC/ERT/2011/23

CC/ERT/2015/12

Lithuania

CC/ERT/2006/4

CC/ERT/2011/18

CC/ERT/2014/16

Luxembourg

---[7]

CC/ERT/2012/4

CC/ERT/2014/9

Malta 

---[8] 

---[8] 

CC/ERT/2015/16

Monaco

CC/ERT/2008/1

CC/ERT/2011/22

CC/ERT/2015/17

Netherlands

CC/ERT/2008/10

CC/ERT/2011/16

CC/ERT/2014/2

New Zealand

CC/ERT/2007/2

CC/ERT/2011/1

CC/ERT/2014/1

Norway

CC/ERT/2006/8

CC/ERT/2011/5

CC/ERT/2015/8

Poland

CC/ERT/2009/7

CC/ERT/2011/12

CC/ERT/2015/3

Portugal

CC/ERT/2008/7

CC/ERT/2011/6

CC/ERT/2014/15

Romania

CC/ERT/2009/9

CC/ERT/2012/1

CC/ERT/2015/1

Russian Federation

CC/ERT/2009/3

CC/ERT/2012/8

CC/ERT/2015/4

Slovakia

CC/ERT/2006/2

CC/ERT/2011/14

CC/ERT/2015/2

Slovenia

CC/ERT/2007/5

CC/ERT/2011/24

CC/ERT/2015/19

Spain

CC/ERT/2008/9

CC/ERT/2011/4

CC/ERT/2014/4

Sweden

CC/ERT/2006/6

CC/ERT/2011/9

CC/ERT/2014/8

Switzerland

CC/ERT/2006/5

CC/ERT/2010/4

CC/ERT/2014/3

Turkey 

--- 

CC/ERT/2015/24 

--- 

Ukraine

CC/ERT/2009/5

CC/ERT/2011/19

CC/ERT/2015/9

United Kingdom

CC/ERT/2007/1

CC/ERT/2010/2

CC/ERT/2015/15

[1] The fourth national communication was due on 1 January 2006. Australia became a Party to the Kyoto Protocol on
11 March 2008.
[2] On 15 December 2011, the Depositary received written notification of Canada's withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol. This action became effective for Canada on 15 December 2012.
[3] The technical review of the sixth national communication of Canada was conducted in accordance with the Guidelines for the technical review of information reported under the Convention related to greenhouse gas inventories, biennial reports and national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (annex to decision 23/CMP.19).
[4] The fourth and fifth national communications were due 1 January 2006 and 1 January 2010, respectively. Cyprus became a Party included in Annex I to the Convention on 9 July 2013. It also became a Party included in Annex I under the terms of Article 1, paragraph 7, of the Kyoto Protocol on that date.
[5] The fourth and fifth national communications were due 1 January 2006 and 1 January 2010, respectively. On 23 March 2000, Kazakhstan notified the Depositary that in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 2(g), of the Convention, it intended to be bound by Article 4, paragraphs 2 (a) and (b), of the Convention. At its fifth session, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol noted that following Kazakhstan's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol on 19 June 2009 and its entry into force for Kazakhstan on 17 September 2009, Kazakhstan became a Party included in Annex I to the Convention for purposes of the Protocol, while remaining a Party not included in Annex I to the Convention for purposes of the Convention.
[6] The technical review of the third to sixth national communications of Kazakhstan was conducted in accordance with the Guidelines for the technical review of information reported under the Convention related to greenhouse gas inventories, biennial reports and national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (annex to decision 23/CP.19) and the Guidelines for review under Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol (annex to decision 22/CMP.1).
[7] Luxembourg explained that its fourth national communication was not submitted because of a lack of data and technical capacity (see FCCC/IDR.5/LUX, para. 10).
[8] The fourth and fifth national communications were due 1 January 2006 and 1 January 2010 respectively. Malta became a Party included in Annex I to the Convention on 26 October 2010. It also became a Party included in Annex I under the terms of Article 1, paragraph 7, of the Kyoto Protocol on that date.

Information on the delay in submission of national communications
from Parties included in Annex I


The guidelines for review under Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol (as contained in the annex to decision 22/CMP.1) stipulate that if a Party included in Annex I expects difficulties with the timeliness of its NC submission, it should inform the secretariat before the due date of the submission. If the NC is not submitted within six weeks after the due date, the delay shall be brought to the attention of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol and the Compliance Committee and made public (paragraph 139).

The following table lists the documents providing information on the delay in submission of the NCs that were brought to the attention of the Compliance Committee for each of the NC reporting cycles.
 

Information on the delay in submission of national communications
from Parties included in Annex I

Report

Document

Status of national communications and reports demonstrating progress of Annex I Parties (fourth national communication)

CC/3/2006/6/Rev.1


with updates provided:
CC/4/2007/4 (6 September 2007) CC/5/2008/5 (30 September 2008) CC/6/2009/2 (22 September 2009)

Information on the delay in submission of fifth national communications from Annex I Parties that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

CC/2010/1

Information on the delay in submission of sixth national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

CC/14/2014/3

Information on the delay in submission of seventh national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

CC/2018/1