Definitions for "Annex I"
Keywords:  oecd, unfccc, kyoto, greenhouse, russia
Annex 1 inclusion is a positive recommendation for registration eligibility of plant protection products per European Union (EU) Registration Directive 91/414/EEC. This legislation was enacted in 1993 and was to be completed in 10 years. It was intended as key legislation for interpretation on issues such as data requirements, uniform principles for evaluation of products, data protection and mutual recognition across EU countries.
Developed countries and countries with economies in transition (EIT). The industrialised countries listed in this Annex have accepted emission targets for the period 2008 - 2012 as per Article 3 and Annex B of the Kyoto Protocol.They include the 24 original OECD members, the EU, and 14 countries with economies in transition.
Annex I to the UNFCCC lists the developed country Parties which have special responsibilities in meeting the objective of the Convention. They include the OECD countries (excl. Mexico and Korea), the countries of Eastern Europe, Russia, and the European Union. Under the Kyoto Protocol, Annex I Parties have accepted quantified emissions limitation or reduction commitments for the period 2008–12.