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…

MRV roadmap for Georgia։ assessing the status quo

Georgia unconditionally commits to reducing the national greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) to 35 percent of its 1990 baseline level by 2030. Measuring, reporting, and verifying (MRV) of emissions is crucial to understanding the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions sources and trends and developing mitigation programs. To help decision-makers determine the appropriate approach to enhance the national…

Towards the Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Programme of Armenia

On March 24, the Government of Armenia, approved the “Energy Saving and Renewable Energy Programme 2022-2030”, at the same time launching the first stage of the Program implementation for 2022-2024. The Program was developed by the Ministry of the Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Armenia with the technical support of the EU-funded “EU4Climate” project, which…

Hand in hand to combat climate change: EU4Climate gets the support of UNDP climate projects

Climate change has emerged as one of the main threats humanity faces with food and water scarcity, increased flooding, extreme heat, more disease and economic loss. The six EU Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) face water and energy shortages and a broad spectrum of climate-related and geophysical problems. Funded by…

Presenting gap analysis and recommendations on Ukraine’s GHG emissions monitoring and reporting legislation

The EU/UNDP EU4Climate project presented a gap analysis and recommendations on Ukraine’s greenhouse gas emissions monitoring and reporting legislation, which is an important element on the way to aligning Ukraine’s legislation and systems with the EU climate acquis. Iryna Stavchuk, Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine for the European Integration, said…