Presenting Legal and Institutional Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation in Ukraine

Following the approval of the Environmental Security and Climate Change Adaptation Strategy of Ukraine by 2030, there is a strong need to ensure an effective coordination mechanism for climate adaptation in Ukraine that would identify the responsibilities and functions of the governmental bodies in this sphere. The goal of the analytical paper, developed within the…

European Mobility Week in Azerbaijan: Efforts in Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an event in the Absheron National Park to observe European Mobility Week. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about the country’s efforts in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions by promoting eco-friendly transportation means…

Developing Climate Change Mainstreaming Policies in the Eastern Partnership Region

Integration of climate change into the governments’ sectoral policies is an important element of implementing climate strategies, such as the National Determined Contributions / NDCs. A webinar organised by the EU4Climate project on November 30 aimed to better understand how to approach sectoral mainstreaming of climate policies, whereas also promoting EU climate policy objectives through…

EU4Climate project supports the implementation of Paris Agreement in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

5 November 2021. Istanbul, Turkey – A study on “NDC preparation and implementation in Eastern Partnership countries” about the national pledges of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine under the Paris Agreement, was presented by the EU4Climate initiative. The study illustrates the six Eastern Partnership countries’ progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to…

Belarus sets economy-wide unconditional and conditional targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The country has set the next Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Considering the economic situation and capacity of Belarus, the new unconditional target is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 by at least 35 % of the 1990 emissions, taking into account the Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)…

EU and UNDP support alignment of climate and energy greenhouse gas reduction targets

Unifying methodologies and using compatible greenhouse gas (GHG) forecasting tools, as well as better coordination between public authorities responsible for energy and climate policies are some of the recommendations of the EU4Climate experts to ensure policy coherence and delivery on international commitments of the Republic of Moldova in the mentioned fields. The recommendations are part…