II: Multilateral assessment at SBI 42

The multilateral assessment (MA) process is part of the newly established international assessment and review (IAR) process for developed country Parties. The IAR process is conducted under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and aims to promote the comparability of efforts among all developed country Parties with regard to their quantified economy-wide emission limitation and reduction targets.

The IAR process comprises two steps: a technical review of the national reports of each developed country, followed by the MA of the progress towards achieving the economy-wide target by developed country Parties.

The IAR started in January 2014, with the submission of the sixth national communications and the first biennial reports from Annex I Parties and the technical review of these reports by international expert review teams. The first round of the MA working group session as convened at SBI 41 in Lima, where 17 Annex I Parties were multilaterally assessed. 24 Annex I Parties were assessed in Bonn during SBI 42 on 4 and 5 June 2015.

The MA process entails three stages:

  • the preparation for the MA before the SBI working group session - encompassing a three-month "questions and answers" period; more

  • the international assessment during the SBI working group session; more

  • and the completion of the Party record after the SBI working group session. more

 

Annex I countries

Party pages - Multilateral assessment process SBI 42, Bonn, Germany

Australia

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, AUS Party page

Belgium

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, BEL Party page

Bulgaria

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, BGR Party page

Canada

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, CAN Party page

Czech Republic

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, CZE Party page

Estonia

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, EST Party page

Germany

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, DEU Party page

Greece

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, GRC Party page

Hungary

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, HUN Party page

Iceland

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, ISL Party page

Ireland

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, IRL Party page

Japan

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, JPN Party page

Liechtenstein

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, LIE Party page

Lithuania

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, LTU Party page

Malta

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, MLT Party page

Monaco

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, MCO Party page

Norway

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, NOR Party page

Poland

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, POL Party page

Romania

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, ROU Party page

Russian Federation

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, RUS Party page

Slovakia

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, SVK Party page

Slovenia

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, SVN Party page

Ukraine

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, UKR Party page

United Kingdom

conducted at the MA working group session, SBI 42, GBR Party page

To access the MA portal log-in credentials are required. All national focal points have been invited to submit nominations to the MA portal in June 2014.  Should further nominations be required national focal points are requested to contact the secretariat at MA-portal@unfccc.int.