Scope Of The Framework Convention Of The United Nations On Climate Change

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Rahmenübereinkommens der Vereinten Nationen über Klimaänderungen

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171. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

According to communications from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following other States have their instruments of ratification, approval or approval. Accession documents to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (BGBl. No 414/1994, as last amended by BGBl. III n ° 12/1999, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 8/1998):

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification, approval or approval. Certificate of Accession:

Afghanistan

19 September 2002

Andorra

2 March 2011

Angola

17 May 2000

Equatorial Guinea

16 August 2000

Belarus

11 May 2000

Bosnia and Herzegovina

7 September 2000

Brunei Darussalam

7 August 2007

Dominican Republic

7 October 1998

Gabon

21 January 1998

Iraq

28 July 2009

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, now Serbia

12 March 2001

Kyrgyzstan

25 May 2000

Liberia

5 November 2002

Libya

14 June 1999

Madagascar

2 June 1999

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

28 January 1998

Palau

10 December 1999

Rwanda

18 August 1998

São Tomé and Príncipe

29 September 1999

Somalia

11 September 2009

Suriname

14 October 1997

Tajikistan

January 7, 1998

Timor-Leste

10 October 2006

Tonga

20 July 1998

Turkey

24 February 2004

Cyprus

15 October 1997

Montenegro has also declared that it will continue to be bound by the Framework Convention with effect from 3 June 2006.

According to other communications from the Secretary-General, Slovenia 1 and Kazakhstan 2 on 9 June 1998, or 23 March 2000 pursuant to Art. 4 (2) lit. g of the Framework Agreement states that they intend to participate in Article 4 (2) (lit). a and b to be bound.

According to other communications from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following declarations were made as follows:

China 3 :

According to the provisions of Art. 153 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China of 1990, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is applicable to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

On the basis of statements made by Portugal and the People's Republic of China, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has continued to apply to the Macao Special Administrative Region, with its effectiveness of 20 December 1999.

Netherlands 3 :

The Kingdom of the Netherlands declares, in accordance with Article 14 (2) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, that both procedures for the settlement of disputes referred to in this Article shall be deemed to be mandatory any Contracting Party which accepts one or both of the procedures for the settlement of disputes.

United Kingdom 3 :

The United Kingdom extended the scope of the Framework Convention to Guernsey on 4 April 2006, to Gibraltar on 2 January 2007, and to Bermuda, Cayman Islands and the Falkland Islands on 7 March 2007.

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