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The UNFCCC Secretariat reports that Mexico and Singapore have accepted the Doha Amendment, which formalizes commitments for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020).

This announcement brings the total number of Parties that have deposited their instruments of acceptance to 15.

mexico-singapur23 September 2014: The UNFCCC Secretariat reported that Mexico and Singapore have accepted the Doha Amendment, which formalizes commitments for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020). This announcement brings the total number of parties that have deposited their instruments of acceptance to 15.

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 September 2014, Mexico and Singapore join Bangladesh, Barbados, China, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Honduras, Kenya, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Norway, Solomon Islands, Sudan, and 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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