While the expanded transparency framework is universal, as is the global inventory to be held every five years, the framework aims to provide “integrated flexibility” to distinguish between the capacities of developed and developing countries. In this context, the Paris Agreement includes provisions to improve the capacity building framework.  The agreement recognises the different circumstances of some countries and notes in particular that the technical expert review for each country takes into account that country`s specific reporting capacity.  The agreement also develops an initiative to enhance transparency to help developing countries put in place the institutions and processes necessary to comply with the transparency framework.  On August 4, 27, 2017, the Trump administration officially communicated to the United Nations that the United States formally withdrew from the agreement the day after the 2020 presidential election, although President-elect Joe Biden declared that America would join the agreement after his inauguration.  On October 5, 2016, when the agreement received enough signatures to cross the threshold, US President Barack Obama said: “Even if we achieve every goal. We will only reach part of where we need to go. He also said that “this agreement will help delay or avoid some of the worst consequences of climate change.