Chapter 15: Non-State Actors

Recommended materials

UNFCCC SBI, Mechanisms for consultations with non-governmental organizations. Addendum: The participation of ngos in the Convention Process (11 June 1997), doc. FCCC/SBI/1997/14/Add.1

David Wei, “Linking Non-State Action with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change” (C2ES, October 2016)

Harro van Asselt, “The Role of Non-State Actors in Reviewing Ambition, Implementation, and Compliance under the Paris Agreement” (2016) 6:1-2 Climate Law 91

Supplementary materials

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Global Covenant of Mayors

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