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Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, the EU, Gabon, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Malta and Slovenia have recently accepted the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, bringing the total to 109 Parties.

The Amendment will enter into force when 144 or three quarters of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol have ratified the Amendment.

The Doha Amendment establishes the Protocol's second commitment period (2013-2020).

13 February 2018: The EU and 11 of its member States, along with Brazil and Gabon, have brought the number of Doha Amendment ratifications to 109. The Amendment is now 35 ratifications away from entry into force.

The Doha Amendment establishes the Protocol’s second commitment period from 2013-2020. It 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 8), in Doha, Qatar, in 2012.

Since December 2017, 14 Parties have ratified the Amendment, bringing the total number of ratifications to 109. Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, the EU, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Malta and Slovenia submitted their instruments of acceptance on 21 December 2017; Brazil on 13 February 2018; and Gabon on 1 December 2017.

The Amendment will enter into force when 144 or three-quarters of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol have submitted their instruments of acceptance to the Depositary. [Status of the Doha Amendment] [UN Treaty Collection Doha Amendment Webpage] [Doha Amendment]


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