Supporting Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova to improve emissions reporting and unlock climate finance

Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement translates into the increased need for the ambition of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). To fill this need, the EU4Climate project supported the development of NDCs in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, and Moldova. Belarus and Georgia committed to reducing GHG emissions by up…

EU4Climate assists Armenia and Moldova in alignment with the EU Emissions Trading System: reducing emissions where most cost-effective

The European Green Deal has significantly increased the ambition of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) a cornerstone of the EU’s policy to combat climate change and a key tool in reducing greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively. Since 2005, emissions in the sectors of power and heat generation, energy-intensive industrial sectors and commercial aviation within…

Discussing issues encountered in the roadmap development of National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory System of Armenia

On June 28, a national online workshop themed “Roadmap for the Development of a Functional National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory System – Problems Encountered” was organized in the frames of the “EU4Climate” project, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP in Armenia. With about 50 Government representatives, field specialists from the Ministry…

Opportunities and challenges for Georgia in approximation to EU climate legislation and European Green Deal

Two researches prepared with the support of the EU4Climate in Georgia were presented during the workshop on the ”Opportunities and Challenges of Approximation to EU Climate Legislation and European Green Deal” organised by the UNDP Georgia in collaboration with CENN’s National Climate Platform and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture. The workshop was attended by…

With the EU and UNDP support, the Environment Agency of Moldova will provide reliable data on greenhouse gas emissions

The Environment Agency will ensure the quality of the data included in the National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory in accordance with the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This information needs to be submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat every two years. With the support of the EU4Climate project, funded…

From environmental knowledge advancement to direct actors of change: youth celebrating World Environment Day

For the celebration of World Environment Day 2022, an event in the context of the #OnlyOneEarth global campaign, aiming to call for collective, transformative actions to protect and restore our planet, has been organized under the EU4Climate project. The project is funded by the European Union and implemented by United Nations Development Programme in Armenia. The…

Presenting the study on NDCs “Financing Strategy and Investment Plan” elaborated under EU4Climate project

On 26 May a national workshop was held to discuss the preliminary findings of the study “Development of NDC Financing Strategy and Investment Plan”, carried out under the “EU4Climate” project, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP in Armenia.  The study aimed to reveal the available financing options and to develop…

Announcing winners of the “Do It Yourself” contest launched by EU4Climate

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an open-air Award Ceremony event in the park of Heydar Aliyev Center where the handiworks of the selected participants of the “Ozun Yarat” contest have been displayed and the laureates have received valuable prizes. The purpose of the event was to…

Roadmap for the development of a GHG Inventory System: how this is addressed in the EU and EaP countries

The “Roadmap for the Development of a Functional National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory System – Problems Encountered” online regional workshop was organized by the EU4Climate project on May 11-12 for over 90 government representatives and national GHG inventory experts from the four Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova). It focused on enhancing their…