In 1992 the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) set an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to address climate change. It was called a framework convention because it was seen as a starting point of addressing the problem of climate change.
The convention entered into force on March 21 1994.
The ultimate objective of the convention is 'to stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system'.
With 194 nations, the UNFCCC has near universal membership. Under the convention, membership governments commit to:
Culture of Qatar
Qatari women work shoulder to shoulder with men in creating the national vision
Oil and gas discoveries turned Qatar into one of the world’s fastest growing economies
There is a sense of urgency about Qatar’s response to environmental challenges
The country is pushing ahead with plans to produce more of the food it needs
Considering the future, Qatar has invested billions on projects and assets abroad
Qatar contributed $1.5bn in two years to help ease problems in other countries
Qatar Vision 2030
Plan for sustainable development across the main sectors of commerce and society
Islam is the dominant faith in a country that welcomes believers from other religions
Education & Research
The renowned university sector flourishes and 3% of GDP is spent on scientific research
Arts & Entertainment
World class museums and a lively music scene contribute to a cultural jewel in the Gulf
Visitors attracted to Qatar are approaching two million a year
The country is proud to be hosting the football World Cup in 2022