Myanmar Country Profile (World Bank)

Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (June 11, 1992) and ratification (November 25, 1994)
  • KP:  accension (August 13, 2003) and entry into force (February 16, 2005)
    • Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: N/A
  • Vienna Convention: accession (November 24, 1993)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (November 24, 1993)
  • LRTAP: N/A
  • Energy Charter: N/A
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: N/A
  • Espoo Convention: N/A
  • 2030 commitment: “significant reductions in GHG emissions, but further analysis needed for quantification”
    • INDC summary – includes LULUCF and gases covered (Center for Climate and Energy Solutions 2015)
    • INDC summary – includes adaptation and conditions for implementation (Climate Policy Observer 2016)

Federal Laws on Climate Change

Climate Change


Forests and Land Use

Environmental Impact Assessment


National Plans, Programs and Initiatives

Local, State, and Regional Legislation and Initiatives

 Government Documents

Additional Resources

Updated as of: August 11, 2015