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National Reports to the UNFCCC


This page gives access to the following official reports submitted by the Netherlands under the United Nations Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol and the European Union (EU) and to the official review results of these reports by the UNFCCC:

  • National Inventory Reports and related information
  • Biennial reports and related information
  • Special reports
  • National Communications

National Inventory Reports and related information

The table below gives access to the following information:

  • National Inventory Reports: These report document the Netherlands’ annual submission of its greenhouse gas emissions inventory, including explanations of observed trends in emissions (NIR)
  • CRF Tables: detailed tables on greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands using the Common Reporting Format (CRF)
  • KP information: supplementary information under the Kyoto Protocol (KP)
  • UNFCCC Review reports: reports on the review process under UNFCCC and its KP

Overview yearly reports

YearNIRCRFKP InformationReview report
2022NIR 2022CRF 2022SEF CP2 2021 
2021NIR 2021CRF 2021SEF CP2 2020The review will follow
2020NIR 2020CRF 2020SEF CP2 2019No review
2019NIR 2019CRF 2019SEF CP2 2018Review 2019
2018NIR 2018CRF 2018SEF CP2 2017No review
2017NIR 2017

CRF 2017

SEF CP2 2016Review 2017
2016NIR 2016CRF 2016SEF CP2 2013Review 2016
   SEF CP2 2014 
   SEF CP2 2015 
2015NIR 2015CRF 2015SEF 2015 CP1Review 2015
2014NIR 2014CRF 2014

SEF 2014


Review 2014


2013NIR 2013CRF 2013

SEF 2013


Review 2013


2012NIR 2012CRF 2012

SEF 2012


Review 2012


2011NIR 2011CRF 2011

SEF 2011


Review 2011


2010NIR 2010CRF 2010

SEF 2010


Review 2010


2009NIR 2009CRF 2009-Review 2009
2008NIR 2008CRF 2008-Review 2008
2007NIR 2007CRF 2007-Review 2007
2006NIR 2006CRF 2006-Review 2006
2005NIR 2005CRF 2005-Review 2005
2004NIR 2004CRF 2004-Review 2004
2003NIR 2003CRF 2003-Review 2003
2002NIR 2002--Review 2002
2001NIR 2001---
2000NIR 2000--

Review 2000 (1)

Review 2000 (2)

1999NIR 1999---
1998NIR 1998---

Biennial reports and related information

The table below gives access to the following information:

  • Biennial Reports (BR): these reports describe the progress in achieving emission reductions and the provision of financial, technological and capacity-building support to non-Annex I Parties.
  • CTF tables: detailed tables containing emission trends, reduction target, policies and measures, projection etc. using the Common Tabular Format (CTF).
  • UNFCCC Review reports.
YearBRCTFReview report
2022BR5CTF5Review BR5
2019BR4CTF4Review BR 4
2017BR3CTF3Review BR 3
2015BR 2CTF 2Review BR 2
2013BR 1CTF 1Review BR 1

National Communications

National communications provide information on emissions and removals of greenhouse gases (GHGs); national circumstances; policies and measures; vulnerability assessment; financial resources and transfer of technology; education, training, and public awareness.

The table below gives access to the National Communications and the corresponding UNFCCC review reports.

YearNCReview report


Additional information NC7

Review NC 7
2013NC 6Review NC 6
2009NC 5Review NC 5
2005NC 4Review NC 4
2001NC 3Review NC 3
1997NC 2Review NC 2
1994NC 1Review NC 1

Special reports

The table below gives access to special reports under the Kyoto Protocol and the corresponding review reports:
  • Report on Demonstrable Progress: this report describes the progress the Netherlands had made by 2005 in achieving their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol to the UNFCCC, as prescribed in Article 3, paragraph 2 of the Kyoto Protocol.
  • Initial reports for the first commitment period (CP 1) and the second commitment period (CP 2): this report gives information necessary to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount under the Kyoto Protocol for CP 1 (2008 - 2012) and CP 2 (2013 - 2020).
  • True Up Period (TUP) report for CP 1: this report contains the information required to be reported upon the expiration of the additional period for fulfilling the commitments of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.
YearTitle ReportReview Report
2016Initial report CP 2Review initial report CP2

True Up Period (TUP) report

Add. Doc. 1

Add. Doc. 2

TUP review report



2006Initial report CP 1Review Initial report
2005Report on demonstrable progress-

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