Compliance under the Kyoto Protocol

What is new?

31st meeting of the enforcement branch of the Compliance Committee, 29 - 30 May 2018

Venue: Wissenschaftszentrum, Ahrstrasse 45, 53175 Bonn, Germany

  • Provisional agenda and annotations: CC/EB/31/2018/1
  • Observer registration deadline:  25 May 2018
  • Webcast (available as of the first day of the meeting)
  • Documents under consideration at the meeting: Please refer to the documents listed under the enforcement branch page of the UNFCCC website (under thirty-first meeting)

Accessibility to observers:

According to rule 9 of the Rules of Procedure of the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol “meetings of the plenary and the branches shall be held in public, unless the plenary or branch of its own accord or at the request of the Party concerned decides, for overriding reasons, that part or all of the meeting shall be held in private” and that “only members and alternate members of the Committee and secretariat officials may be present during the elaboration and adoption of a decision of a branch.” At its fourth meeting, the plenary of the Committee agreed (Report on the 4th meeting) to accommodate a limited number of observers in the room where the meeting of the plenary or the branches is being held and, in the event of space constraints, in an adjacent room that will have a live video feed of the parts of the meeting that are held in public.

Interested observers are asked to register using the forms provided. The registration forms for observers nominated by UNFCCC accredited organizations and other observers should be sent to the following e-mail address: compliance.committee@unfccc.int.  Lists of UNFCCC accredited organizations are available on the UNFCCC website. The deadline for registration as an observer is 25 May 2018, 5:00 p.m., Central European Time. Please note that only observers who register within the stipulated deadline will be allowed to have access to the venue. Observers are kindly asked to refer to the Guidelines for the participation of observers at meetings of the plenary and the branches of the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol.

In addition, parts of the meeting that are to be held in public will be recorded and broadcast on the Internet.

 

Informal information notes by the secretariat on questions of implementation considered by the enforcement branch

Questions of implementation

Greece

Informal information note

Question of implementation

Canada

Informal information note

Question of implementation

Croatia

Informal information note

Questions of implementation

Bulgaria

Informal information note

Question of implementation

Romania

Informal information note 

Question of implementation 

Ukraine 

Informal information note

Question of implementation 

Lithuania 

Informal information note 

Question of implementation

Slovakia 

Informal information note 

Question of implementation 

Ukraine 

Informal information note 

Question of implementation 

Monaco 

Informal information note

Question of implementation

 

General information concerning the Kyoto Protocol compliance mechanism

The Kyoto Protocol compliance mechanism

Introduction

Background

The Compliance system

Plenary

Enforcement branch

Facilitative branch