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Treaty Event 2016

TREATY EVENT 2016
(19 - 23 September 2016, United Nations Headquarters in New York)

The Event is designed to take place in conjunction with the General Debate of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly, which opens on 20 September 2016. This year the Event will coincide with the high-level plenary meeting on addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, taking place on 19 September.
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PARIS AGREEMENT (12 December 2015)

CERTIFIED TRUE COPY


 Text of the Paris Agreement
 Depositary Notification regarding the Issuance of Certified True Copies of the Agreement - C.N.92.2016.TREATIES-XXVII.7.d (Depositary Notification)

OPENING FOR SIGNATURE - 22 APRIL 2016

 Depositary Notification announcing the Opening for Signature C.N. 63.2016
 Remarks of the Legal Counsel at the Briefing on Opening for Signature of Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement was adopted on 12 December 2015 at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Paris from 30 November to 13 December 2015.

In accordance with its article 20, the Agreement shall be open for signature at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 22 April 2016 until 21 April 2017 by States and regional economic integration organizations that are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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