Switzerland’s submissions within the framework of international climate negotiations (UNFCCC): 2015

Switzerland actively campaigns for a global climate regime that ensures adequate reductions in green-house gases and supports developing countries in their efforts to adapt to climate change. Submissions form an integral part of negotiations under the UNFCCC through which the Parties may introduce their views and proposals into the negotiation process.

Submission by Switzerland on Differentiation (PDF, 174 kB, 25.03.2015)For the 2015 Agreement to be effective and thus enduring, a fair and dynamic differentiation must be ensured between all Parties. It must be based on the principles of the Convention, including the principles of equity and common but differentiated responsibility and respective capability. In Durban, UNFCCC Parties have decided (decision 1/CP.17) to develop a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties.

Joint implementation and approaches to assist host Parties in achieving their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol (PDF, 68 kB, 23.03.2015)Switzerland would like to submit its views on Joint Implementation (JI) as requested by decision 5/CMP.10 for consideration under SBI. Submissions have been requested on examples of voluntary technical approaches, designed by host Parties for their joint implementation projects that could assist the host Parties in achieving their quantified emission limitation or reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol.

Accounting and environmental standards of internationally transferable mitigation outcomes (PDF, 274 kB, 17.02.2015)The Environmental Integrity Group (EIG) would like to submit its views on accounting and en-vironmental standards of internationally transferable mitigation outcomes for consideration under a) the ADP, and b) the work programmes under SBSTA on market and non-market mechanisms under the Convention. This EIG submission is based on the previous ones1. These elements aim at ensuring that post-2020 global mitigation efforts are ambitious.

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