The Berlin mandate was subsequently recognised in the Kyoto Protocol to the extent that developing countries were not met with emission reduction commitments during the first Kyoto commitment period.  However, the high potential for emissions growth in developing countries has made negotiations on this issue tense.  In the final agreement, the Clean Development Mechanism was designed to limit emissions in developing countries, but in such a way that developing countries would not bear the costs of reducing emissions.  In general, it was considered that developing countries would face quantitative obligations in subsequent commitment periods, while meeting the commitments of developed countries in the first cycle.  1992 – Rio de Janeiro hosts the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. This results, inter alia, in the Framework Convention on Climate Change („UNFCCC“ or „UNFCCC“).