Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (6 June 1992), ratification (23 February 1993), and entry into force (21 March 1994)
  • KP: signature (15 January 1999), ratification (13 January 2000), and entry into force (16 February 2005)
    Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: na
  • Vienna Convention: accession (10 April 1990)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (30 April 1990)
  • 2020 Pledge: No pledge made


Federal Laws on Climate Change


Forests and Land Use


Government Documents


Factual Matters


Secondary Sources

Aguilar, S. and Recio, E. (2013). “Climate Change Law in Latin America” In Hollo, Kulovesi & Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law.

The REDD Desk (2012). Ecuador: An Overview from the REDD countries database (Online).

Viteri, A. (2010). Documento De Análisis Del Sector Forestal En El Contexto De Adaptación Y Mitigación Al Cambio Climático Del Sector Uso De Suelo, Cambio De Suelo, Y Silvicultura (FORESTAL) En El Ecuador. United Nations Development Programme.



Updated as of: April 20, 2014