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…

Assessing Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Potential in Achieving Climate Change Mitigation Objectives in Armenia

A national workshop dedicated to presenting the study for assessing the potential for enhancing removals by sinks and reducing GHG anthropogenic emissions by sources in the land use, land-use change and forestry sector (LULUCF) as part of Armenia’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy took place on 11 June 2021. The workshop gathered together officials from…

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…

Trees are just like humans – Celebration of World Environment Day in Armenia

Trees Are Just Like Humans: they Require Love and Care-the EU Promotes Community-based Forest Management and Restoration ARMENIA. 5 June 2020-Almost thirty-thousand-hectare wood lies in a two-thousand-meter high area of what is known as the “Noyemberyan forestry enterprise”, the branch of HayAntar (ArmForest) in Armenia’s Tavush region. Oak trees, ashes, horn beams, beech, wild pear…

Joining Efforts at National and International Levels in Support of Updating Armenia’s NDC under Paris Agreement

YEREVAN. 31 January 2020 – Armenia is committed to updating country’s (NDC) by 2020 in response to the growing impacts and mitigating risks of climate change with the ultimate goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the UNFCCC and according to Paris Agreement. As EaP country and beneficiary of the European Union funded “EU4Climate” EU-UNDP…