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Kyoto Protocol, 1997

In 1997, the UN sought to expand its efforts to combat climate change and greenhouse gas emissions through the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty limiting the amount of emissions produced by countries. This committee will analyse the treaty, which have been considered ineffective or insufficient by some, through recreating the negotiation of the treaty and coming up with a new Kyoto Protocol. Much has changed since 1997, and the newly instated Doha Amendment to the protocol will have recently expired when this committee will meet. As such, the nations involved with the Kyoto Protocol will be tasked with adapting a new protocol in conjunction with other climate change actions such as the Paris Agreement and while missing key nations in its makeup.