State Commission for Climate Change Problems (Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1145)
This Resolution lays down the composition, objectives and powers of the Commission, established to coordinate action on preventing climate change and to ensure that the country meets its international commitments. In particular, the Commission, on behalf of the Government, considers and endorses measures under the Kyoto Protocol flexible mechanisms (emission trading, joint implementation and clean development), GHG inventories and national GHG reports, and takes other action in line with the Kyoto Protocol procedures. The Commission is chaired by a Deputy Prime Minister. The related Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1144 of 05.09.2006 then specifically determines the rules of the procedure of submission, review and monitoring of the joint implementation projects.