Summary report on the technical analysis of the first biennial update report of Ghana submitted on 21 July 2015. In accordance with decision 2/CP.17, paragraph 41(a), Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (non-Annex I Parties), consistent with their capabilities and the level of support provided for reporting, should submit their first biennial update report (BUR) by December 2014.
The least developed country Parties and small island developing States may submit BURs at their discretion. Further, in accordance with paragraph 58(a) of th same decision, the first round of international consultation and analysis (ICA) will be conducted for non-Annex I Parties commencing within six months of the submission of their first BURs. The process of ICA includes two steps: the technical analysis of the submitted BURs, followed by a workshop on the facilitative sharing of views under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation.
This summary report presents the results of the technical analysis of the first BUR of Ghana undertaken by a team of technical experts in accordance with the modalities and procedures contained in the annex to decision 20/CP.19.