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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Type of Structure: network / framework activity
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: UN
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1992 to present
Contact Address: secretariat
Martin Luther King Str. 8
DE-53175 Bonn
Phone: (49 228) 815 1000
FAX: (49 228) 815 1999

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General information and objectives

The ultimate objective of this Convention and any related legal instruments that the Conference of the Parties may adopt is to achieve, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production is not threatened and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner.
(Article 2 of the UNFCCC, which was adopted on 9 May 1992 in New York)
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Last update: 6/2/09
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