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iGST Capacity Building #2: Overview of the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement

Discover a comprehensive overview of pivotal international climate agreements with Mr. Seth Osafo. In session #2 of our capacity-building series, Mr. Osafo, drawing on his extensive experience in climate negotiations since 1991, explored the evolution of key agreements: the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, and Paris Agreement. Established in 1992 with global participation, the UNFCCC aimed to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations. The subsequent Kyoto Protocol (1997) imposed emission reduction targets on developed nations, while the Paris Agreement (2015) represents a landmark effort to combat climate change. The session highlighted the complexities of global cooperation and differentiated responsibilities between developed and developing nations, emphasizing ongoing challenges and dynamics in international climate negotiations.
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