Procedure for amendments to the Kyoto Protocol

Briefing paper

Date produced: 19/07/2010

This briefing paper sets out:

  • the procedure that needs to be followed in order to amend the Kyoto Protocol and its
    annexes;
  • the specific articles and annexes that will need to be amended in the event a second commitment period is agreed; and
  • suggested drafting, based on previous country submissions, for such amendments.