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…

Steps and achievements towards Climate Financing under EU4Climate presented at “Climate Budgeting” workshop in Armenia

On 30 August, the representatives of “EU4Climate” project, that is funded by the EU and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme, participated in “Climate Budgeting” workshop. It was organized by UNDP “Financing for the transformation of Armenia. Identifying sources of funding through the joint efforts of the “Armenia 2030″ program, the French Development Agency…

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…

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…

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…

EU4Climate Assesses Potential for Reducing GHG Emissions from Armenia’s Agricultural Sector for Low Carbon Development

On July 23, a national workshop was held on assessing the potential for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, which is part of Armenia’s long-term low-emissions development strategy. The workshop aimed to present the study on “Mitigation Opportunities and Climate Mainstreaming in Agriculture” implemented by “EV Consulting” CJSC and the International Center for Agribusiness…

EU supports Armenia in alignment country’s legislation with the EU climate-related acquis and capacity enhancement for transparency reporting under Paris Agreement

For the realisation of Armenia’s climate agenda, the “EU4Climate” project intervenes in a number of directions, including energy, environment, renewable resources, sustainable agriculture, etc., and builds on policies to regulate relevant actions towards increasing the realization of Armenia’s climate ambitions. On 30 June, the workshop on “Roadmaps for Approximation with the EU Climate Acquis and…