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2012 (UNFC Specifications) - CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

Draft Specifications for Application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC-2009) and Draft Explanatory Report


FOR PUBLIC COMMENT


The Bureau and the Specifications Task Force of the UNECE Expert Group on Resource Classification (Expert Group) invited the Expert Group and other interested parties to review and comment on the draft Specifications for the Application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC-2009) (EGRC/2012/INF.1/PC, 19 October 2012). The draft Specifications Document was accompanied by a draft Explanatory Report outlining the basis for establishing the specifications (EGRC/2012/INF.2/PC, 19 October 2012), to which comments were also invited.

DOCUMENTATION

*CAVEAT: Please note that the draft specifications document and report have been prepared by the Specifications Task Force as the “basis for public comment” in order to receive maximum input from all stakeholders for further consideration, prior to finalization and publication. Final approval of the document and report shall require consensus in the Bureau of the Expert Group on Resource Classification on their form and content, prior to submission to the Expert Group on Resource Classification for endorsement of the final versions (Expert Group on Resource Classification, Fourth Session, Geneva, 24-26 April 2013). The document and report are being made available subject to the caveat that the draft texts in their current form have not been, and shall not be construed to have been, endorsed by any member of the Expert Group on Resource Classification or by any organization that is represented by a member of the Expert Group on Resource Classification.

DATES: The public comment period opened on 22 October 2012 and closed on 22 December 2012.

COMMENTS RECEIVED

Important: All comments are made available to the public – anonymous submissions were not accepted. Comments sent via online form or e-mail, are posted on the UNECE website. Comments sent via paper are converted to PDF and then posted on the UNECE website. All comments received are posted without change; personal identifying information has not been edited from submissions.