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Monitoring Mechanism (EU)

A mechanism based on the decision of the European Parliament and of the Council for monitoring community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol, which obliges the Member States to contribute the EU's common greenhouse gas inventory and other climate policy, and to monitoring and evaluating detailed measures under it. The EU Governance Regulation (2018/1999) has repealed the EU’s Monitoring Mechanism Regulation.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

A mechanism based on the decision of the European Parliament and of the Council for monitoring community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol, which obliges the Member States to contribute the EU's common greenhouse gas inventory and other climate policy, and to monitoring and evaluating detailed measures under it.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 16 November 2022

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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