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…

Announcing winners of the “Do It Yourself” contest launched by EU4Climate

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an open-air Award Ceremony event in the park of Heydar Aliyev Center where the handiworks of the selected participants of the “Ozun Yarat” contest have been displayed and the laureates have received valuable prizes. The purpose of the event was to…

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…

EU Acquis and MRV roadmaps presented for Azerbaijan, towards the development of a National GHG Inventory System

Key strategic roadmaps are set to help Azerbaijan meet its climate goals, including the development of a National GHG Inventory System Strategic roadmaps have been developed to support Azerbaijan’s approximation with the EU Climate Acquis, together with a functional National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory System. These proposed strategies are the outcome of gap analyses undertaken by…

Revising Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) for Azerbaijan

Climate change has emerged as one of the most important issues facing humanity in the 21st century. Countries’ climate pledges towards the Paris Agreement or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provide a framework for guiding national action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Workshop on Revising National Determined Contributions (NDC) for Azerbaijan organized by the EU4Climate…

Developing LT-LEDS Strategy for Azerbaijan

“Developing Long-term Low Emission Development Strategy for Azerbaijan” webinar organised by the EU4Climate Azerbaijan was held on April 13, 2021, gathered together representatives of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU Delegation as well as local experts to discuss recommendations and major findings presented in the roadmap developed in regard the LEDS to officially…

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…

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…