Eco-friendly: To Be or Not To Be

Climate change and global warming are present-day challenges that everyone must recognize and adapt to in their lives. Do you want to make a difference and mitigate the negative effects? Begin with yourself and make tiny changes to your way of life! You can learn by the example from Oleg and Lisa’s family how small…

More Ambitious Goal of Belarus to Reduce GHG Emissions under the Paris Agreement

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Belarus together with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection (MNREP) and the Delegation of the European Union to Belarus (EU) held a working meeting* to discuss the second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of the Republic of Belarus under the Paris Agreement on February 25, 2021. The…

EU Experience and Challenges in EaP Countries of Addressing the Impact of Climate Change through National Adaptation

Around 100 government officials and climate change experts from the six EU Eastern Partnership countries together with the representatives from UNFCCC, the German Environmental Agency (UBA), the Institute for Environmental Protection of Poland and international experts from UNDP gathered online on November 18-19, 2020 for the second Regional Workshop on Adaptation Plans and Strategies organised…

Elaborating Long-term Low Emission Development Strategies and Climate Policy Mainstreaming

Best practices in developing long-term Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) in the European Union and Eastern Partnership countries were examined in a regional webinar, organised during 19-20 October 2020 by the EU4Climate Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme. Despite the ongoing epidemics, complex political and security situation…

EU Alignment Roadmap Workshop

Advanced support on climate action legal framework discussed within the EU4Climate workshop in Ukraine In the framework of the EU4Climate project, Ukraine’s climate policies and legal framework were examined against the EU climate acquis to reveal the gaps and present recommendations. Based on the findings of the review, the Roadmap outlining the EU4Climate support in…

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…

The Winners of “Time #ForNature” Youth Poster Contest Awarded within EU funded EU4Climate project 

The European Union continues strengthening the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity in Armenia in line with the European green principles.   On 20 July 2020, the award ceremony of the three winners of the “Time #ForNature” youth poster contest took place in the Armenian Tree Project’s Ohanian Center for Environmental Education in Margavovit village, Lori region. The Contest was organized in celebration of World Environment Day on…

Forest restoration – Celebration of World Environment Day in Armenia

Rural Communities in Armenia Prove Forest Restoration is Everyone’s Responsibility – the EU’s Sustainable Model of Lowering Emissions  ARMENIA. 15 June 2020 – Armenia and the other Eastern Partnership countries account for 1.17 percent of the world’s carbon emissions, yet almost 80 percent of these countries’ energy supply comes from fossil fuels. This is why EU supports…