Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP announce Ozun Yarat contest winners

Baku, 24 August 2020 – This weekend, representatives from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP announced the winners of the Ozun Yarat competition. Over 200 submissions were received on Azerbaijan’s first upcycling platform, launched this World Environment Day, with the aim to encourage more people to upcycle products they’d normally throw away. “Ozun…

The European Union Promotes the Pilot Study to Elaborate the Model of Climate Budget Tagging for Armenia

On 17th of August, the “National workshop on climate change budget tagging” was held online in the framework of “EU4Climate” regional project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP in Armenia. Among the six EaP countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine – Armenia hosts the first pilot study on climate…

Tapping into the upcycling trend: a new platform launched by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP to mark World Environment Day 2020 in Azerbaijan

Baku, 5 June 2020 –  A new platform has been launched to encourage more people in Azerbaijan to ‘upcycle’ products they would normally throw away. Users of the platform – called Ozun Yarat, meaning ‘do-it-yourself’, or DIY – can find and share creative ideas for repurposing and reusing items. The best three ideas will be eligible for…

Climate Ambition Forum

Some 70 youth leaders and representatives of local authorities gathered in Kyiv for the Climate Ambition Forum on 27 February, where they discussed the most pressing climate-related issues and sought ways to address them. The forum was held as part of the EU4Climate project, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP. It was…

MRV Workshop

VIENNA, 18 February 2020 – Government officials from Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – met in Vienna to review progress in the implementation of their national climate actions. Focusing on a set of measures aiming to collect data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change mitigation actions –…

COP25 – Time4Action

YEREVAN. 30 December 2019 – Nowadays climate change has emerged as one of the most alarming issues around the world. The negative impacts of climate change are already evident in Armenia in the forms of frequent heat waves, increase of extreme hydro-meteorological events, shortage of irrigation and drinking water resources, increase of forest fires, etc.…

NDC Workshop

The Regional Workshop on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was conducted in Georgia on 18-19 November 2019 with the participation of government officials from all six EaP countries, as well as representatives from Albania, Hungary, Montenegro and Turkey. In addition to the governments, the EU Delegation to Georgia, UNFCCC, UNDP, Civil Society Forum and Covenant of…

Adaptation and Mainstreaming Workshop

The Regional Workshop on Adaptation Planning and Mainstreaming of Climate Risks into National and Sectoral Planning Processes was conducted in Moldova on 30 October – 1 November 2019  to support policy makers and technical officials in the six countries to address the adverse impacts of climate change through medium and long-term National Adaptation Plan (NAP)…

LEDS and Mainstreaming Workshop

The Regional Workshop on Long-term, Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions Development Strategies and the Mainstreaming of Climate Policies was conducted in Moldova on October 15-17 with the participation of government officials from all six EaP countries. The need for a long-term vision is reflected in the Paris Agreement, which invites countries to communicate their low greenhouse…