The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), adopted in 1992, is the main international agreement to combat climate change. Their goal is to prevent dangerous human interventions in the global climate system. Subsidiary bodiesThe decisions of the COP and the CMP are being prepared. The meetings take place annually in June at the COP/CMP and the Bonn Climate Change Conference. The EU and its Member States are involved in international efforts to combat climate change under the UN Convention on Climate Change. The Paris Agreement, adopted by all parties to the UNFCCC in December 2015, is the first legally binding and universal global climate agreement. Before 2020, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol is the world`s only legally binding instrument to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The EU and its Member States actively participate in international for a whose decisions or recommendations are directly or indirectly taken into account in the UN process. These include the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) the highest decision-making body in Kyoto is the COP, which serves as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP). All parties to the Protocol are represented. Governments which are not Contracting Parties shall participate as observers. The Protocol has been ratified by 192 parties to the UNFCCC, including the EU and its Member States.
However, since many large emitters are not part of Kyoto, it only covers about 12% of global emissions. The EU and all its Member States are among the 197 parties to the Convention. Conferences of the Parties (COP) The highest decision-making body of the UNFCCC is the annual Conference of the Parties (COP). All parties to the convention may participate. Representatives of enterprises, international organizations, interest groups and associations shall have observer status. . . .