Protocols

Development of the Convention and its Protocols

Initially conceived as a flexible framework for cooperation, the Convention soon provided a forum for Parties to negotiate and agree on binding obligations to reduce emissions. To date, the Convention has been extended by eight protocols containing legally binding targets for emission reductions. Read more

Emission data tables 

Twice a year the secretariat, in cooperation with the Centre on Emission Inventories and Projections (CEIP), compiles overview tables of the emission data by pollutant in relation to the respective emission reduction obligations set for each Party under the different protocols: