United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC)
Convención marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el cambio climatico (CMNUCC)

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9 May 1992, New York NY (USA), at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). Opened for signature from 4-14 June 1992, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and from 20 June 1992 to 19 June 1993, New York NY (USA). Prepared by Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Framework Convention on Climate Change (INC/FCCC). Followed up first through Climate Convention Information Exchange Programme (CC:INFO), currently through United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Secretariat (UNFCCC Climate Change Secretariat). Also referred to by initials UNFCC. Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, signed 11 Dec 1997, Kyoto (Japan). Paris Agreement, signed 12 Dec 2015, Paris (France).

Future Events

2020 Glasgow, UK – Annual Session of the Conference of the Parties

2020 Bonn, Germany – Subsidiary Bodies Session

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 25 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 28 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Climate
  • Law
    • Agreements
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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