Climate Change:Japan’s submission on mitigation

October 25, 2011

  1. On Tuesday, October 25, Japan sent its submission on mitigation to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change toward the COP17, which will be held in Durban, South Africa, from November 28 to December 9.

  2. In this submission, Japan pronounces its ultimate goal of expeditiously adopting a new comprehensive legally-binding document which will establish a fair and effective international framework with participation of all major economies to achieve the reduction of global GHG emissions at least 50% by 2050, recognizing the 2 degrees global goal.

  3. Moreover, this submission indicates that it is important to embark on necessary works at COP17 through clarifying the steps toward the future comprehensive framework.

Attachment:Japan’s submission on mitigation (PDF)

    • (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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