Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (13 June 1992) and ratification (29 Aug. 1994)
  • KP: ratification (05 Aug. 2003) and date of entry into force (16 Feb. 2005)
  • Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: NA
  • Vienna Convention: accession (12 Aug. 1993)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (12 Aug. 1993)
  • Energy Charter: NA
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: NA
  • Espoo Convention: NA

Federal Laws on Climate Change

Air protection


  • Guyana Energy Agency Act (1998) [English] to establish and develop the Energy Agency, which is responsible for regulation of the energy industries.
  • Hydro-Electric Power Regulations (1973) [English] to regulate hydro electric power generation, including elements of land use and forestry

Forests and Land Use

Government Documents

Factual Matters

Secondary sources


Updated as of: January 15, 2015