UNFCCC Releases Submissions on Framework for Various Approaches

11 April 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the submissions from 12 Parties (FCCC/AWGLCA/2012/MISC.4), two intergovernmental organizations, and 19 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) (FCCC/AWGLCA/2012/MISC.5), containing their views on a framework for various approaches, including opportunities for using markets, to enhance the cost-effectiveness of, and to promote, mitigation actions, bearing in mind different circumstances of developed and developing countries.

The submissions are from: Bangladesh, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Honduras, Kenya, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Suriname and Uganda; China; Denmark and the European Commission, on behalf of the EU; the Gambia, on behalf of the least developed countries (LDCs); Japan; Malaysia; Nauru, on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS); New Zealand; Norway; Saudi Arabia; Switzerland; and the US.

The submissions from intergovernmental organizations are from: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO); and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and International Energy Agency (IEA). The submissions will be considered by the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) at its 15th session, scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, from 15-24 May 2012. [Submissions from Admitted Observers] [Submissions from Parties] [Joint OECD/IEA Submission] [FAO Submission] [NGOs Submissions]