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UNFCCC Secretariat Releases Party Submissions to AWG-LCA

© UNFCCC29 May 209: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released various party submissions that will be considered by the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) at its sixth session, which will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 1-12 June 2009.

The submissions were received from: the US on Reducing Emissions and Enhancing Removals from Forests and Land Use; Australia on the Legal Architecture for a Post-2012 Outcome, and on the Title of a Post-2012 Agreement; Norway on a legal text on a mechanism for reducing emissions by sources and increasing removals by sinks in the forestry sector in developing countries (REDD-plus mechanism), and on auctioning allowances issued under the Copenhagen Agreement; and Japan on Emission trading and project-based mechanisms. [The Submissions]