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The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that the Governments of Djibouti and Peru have accepted the Doha Amendment, which formalizes commitments for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020).

This brings the total number of Parties that have deposited their instruments of acceptance to 17.

djibouti-peru24 September 2014: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that the Governments of Djibouti and Peru have accepted the Doha Amendment, which formalizes commitments for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020). This brings the total number of Parties that have deposited their instruments of acceptance to 17.

The Doha Amendment to the Protocol was adopted by decision 1/CMP.8 at the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), which took place in Doha, Qatar, in December 2012.

By depositing their instruments of acceptance to the Depository on 23 and 24 September 2014, respectively, Djibouti and Peru join Bangladesh, Barbados, China, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Honduras, Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Norway, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), all of whom have ratified the amendment.

The amendment will enter into force when 144 or three-quarters of parties to the Protocol have submitted instruments of acceptance. [Doha Amendment Website] [Doha Amendment] [Procedure for the Amendment’s Acceptance]

 

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