UNFCCC Introduces Framework for Assessing Non-State Parties’ Net-Zero Progress

August 8, 2023

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has introduced the Recognition and Accountability Framework to recognize voluntary climate change pledges by non-state actors and ensure greater transparency and accountability regarding those commitments. The UNFCCC presented the Framework at the June 2023 Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. The Framework has been designed as a means for holding organizations accountable for their commitments to the Paris Agreement rather than for purposes of monitoring or sanctioning.

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