Bali Road Map and Action Plan 2007—snapshot
Bali Road Map and Action Plan 2007—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Bali Road Map and Action Plan 2007—snapshot
  • What is the Bali Road Map?
  • Key outcomes of the Bali Action Plan
  • Other outcomes

Title Bali Road Map
Location Bali, Indonesia
Date 3rd - 15th December 2007
Subject Implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol

What is the Bali Road Map?

The Bali Road Map was adopted at the Climate Change Conference, COP 13 /CMP 3, in Indonesia in December 2007. The aim of the parties had been to create an agreement that would replace the Kyoto Protocol from 2012. However, the Bali Road Map is not a binding commitment to reduce gas emissions. It was the beginning of a two year process that ended in 2009 at the Conference's fifteenth session in Copenhagen. See Practice Note: Copenhagen Accord 2009—snapshot.

For the first time, developing countries agreed to consider taking "measurable, reportable and verifiable" mitigation actions. This was met by an agreement from developed countries to support these commitments with technology and finance and through capacity building. Developed countries also agreed to consider taking "commitments or actions".

The Bali Road Map includes the Bali Action Plan. The Road Map is a set of decisions that represent