Opportunities and challenges for Georgia in approximation to EU climate legislation and European Green Deal

Two researches prepared with the support of the EU4Climate in Georgia were presented during the workshop on the ”Opportunities and Challenges of Approximation to EU Climate Legislation and European Green Deal” organised by the UNDP Georgia in collaboration with CENN’s National Climate Platform and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture. The workshop was attended by…

MRV roadmap for Georgia։ assessing the status quo

Georgia unconditionally commits to reducing the national greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) to 35 percent of its 1990 baseline level by 2030. Measuring, reporting, and verifying (MRV) of emissions is crucial to understanding the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions sources and trends and developing mitigation programs. To help decision-makers determine the appropriate approach to enhance the national…

“Climate Change: Challenges and Responses” – Facts and Numbers for Media

This publication is designed for Georgian journalists to facilitate a better understanding of climate change topics. It includes the climate change facts and figures, policies and strategies, documents, and useful links to credible sources of climate change information, in particular: A historical perspective of climate change Human impact on the environment and climate Forecasts for…

Paving the way to a climate-proof future

The EU and UNDP assist Georgia in drafting the ‘Long-Term Low-Emission Development Strategy 2050’ On the path to achieving a climate-proof future, Georgia is preparing a national strategy for low-emission development. The strategy will focus on transforming the economy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, will include specific low-carbon development scenarios for key sectors…

Georgia releases new national climate pledge under Paris Agreement

To accelerate national development that benefits people and the planet, Georgia updated its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), expanding the pledge to reduce its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In the updated NDCs, Georgia committed to unconditionally reducing its GHG emissions to 35 percent below its 1990 baseline level (an approximately 16 percent per capita reduction) by…

NDC Workshop

The Regional Workshop on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was conducted in Georgia on 18-19 November 2019 with the participation of government officials from all six EaP countries, as well as representatives from Albania, Hungary, Montenegro and Turkey. In addition to the governments, the EU Delegation to Georgia, UNFCCC, UNDP, Civil Society Forum and Covenant of…