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Planning & Economic Studies Section (PESS):
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Development

Part 2 of the 6th Session of the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties:
CoP-6bis (16-27 July 2001)



CoP-6bis Conference

The "Bonn Agreement" negotiated at CoP-6bis, and confirmed at CoP-7, represented important progress towards attaching a tangible economic value
to nuclear power's avoidance of greenhouse gas emissions.

The IAEA Secretariat regrets the exclusion of nuclear power from Joint Implementation and the Clean Development Mechanism, but the political bargain struck in Bonn was, at the time, a net step forward.

For a brief elaboration, click here.