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Complying with the Kyoto Protocol requirements

Capacity needs in Central and Eastern Europe

The paper offers a regional summary of the current ability and common capacity needs in the surveyed countries for implementing national systems for inventories and for the Kyoto Mechanisms.

Executive Summary

This report offers a regional summary of the current ability and common capacity needs in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovenia for implementing national systems for inventories (preparation, reporting, and review) and for the Kyoto Mechanisms.

  • Section I of the paper outlines the specific elements of an implementation framework required for compliance with the Kyoto Protocol. This section also assesses the capacity each country has to perform these requirements, and ranks current capacity as high, medium, or low.
  • Section II identifies the challenges and capacity deficits common to the six CEE countries surveyed for this report. In so doing, the section presents areas where countries can collaborate to meet common goals.
  • Section III presents priority capacity needs by country. This section offers recommendations for country investment in specific areas and identifies where national political will and donor support is needed.

The paper concludes with a review of regional progress, challenges, and next steps for national CEE governments and the international climate community.

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