Many of the specific reporting provisions have been improved from the transparency rules in place to date, particularly for developing countries. The table below illustrates some of the key differences between the new expanded transparency framework and previous UNFCCC agreements. The guide is intended for officials from the least developed countries (LDCs) who will prepare reports and communications on the climate conditions and actions taken by their countries under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement. It will also be useful for short negotiators or diplomats involved in the development of the full rules of the reporting and verification system under the Paris Agreement. Given the scope of the negotiations under the expanded transparency framework, countries did not have sufficient time to make decisions on all technical aspects of the framework during COP24. The countries left three technical questions as a result of the discussions: new online learning courses: preparing an inventory of greenhouse gases as part of the expanded transparency framework The enhanced transparency framework is essential for the design, credibility and operation of the Paris Agreement. The development of the transparency part of the regulations did not begin from scratch, as countries were able to draw on the experience of the UNFCCC. However, unlike previous UNFCCC agreements, the Paris Agreement established a common set of rules for all countries, while providing flexibility to developing countries that need it. The webinar “Addressing transparency in agriculture and land use sectors” is now online! This guide aims to provide users with the practical information you need to prepare and verify the necessary reports and communications under the existing transparency system, which will likely remain the same as part of improving the transparency framework of the Paris Agreement. The 2015 Paris Agreement is a pioneering agreement in which signatory states have pledged to take steps to limit the rise in the world`s average temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius and to try to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius.