Declarations by Parties - Doha Amendment

Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations were made upon acceptance.

China


Declaration:

"In accordance with the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, the Government of the People’s Republic of China decides that the above-mentioned Amendment applies to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China."

Micronesia (Federated States of)


Declarations:

"The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia declares its understanding that ratification of the aforesaid Doha Amendment shall in no way constitute a renunciation of any rights under international law concerning State responsibility for the adverse effects of climate change and that no provision in the Protocol, as amended, can be interpreted as derogating from principles of general international law.
The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia declares that, in light of the best available scientific information and assessment on climate change and its impacts, it considers the emissions reduction obligations in Article 3 of the Kyoto Protocol and the aforesaid Doha Amendment to be inadequate to prevent a global temperature increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and, as a consequence, will have severe implications for our national interests."

Solomon Islands


Declarations:

"The Government of Solomon Islands declares its understanding that acceptance of theaforesaid Amendment shall in no way constitute a renunciation of any rights under international lawconcerning State responsibility for the adverse effects of the climate change and that no provision in theProtocol, as amended, can be interpreted as derogating from principles of general international law.
The Government of Solomon Islands further declares that, in light of the best availablescientific information and assessment on climate change and its impacts, it considers the emissionsreduction obligations in Article 3 of the Kyoto Protocol and the aforesaid Amendment to be inadequateto prevent a global temperature increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and as aconsequence, will have severe implications for our national interests."