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)…

“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…

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…

Climate Finance Forum: Financing the NDCs and Ensuring Technology Transfer in the EaP Region

Climate policy is no longer a stand-alone issue, but rather a need to be considered as an element of economic development policy, as both adaptation and mitigation needs will continue to drive economic development potential. The key objective of the regional forum on climate finance organised by the EU4Climate project on September 21-22, 2021 was…

Ukraine develops action plan and financial strategy for Paris Agreement

KYIV, 17 September 2021 – The Government of Ukraine today presented its updated strategic climate change action plan to the media, outlining the steps it will take to achieving its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC2) to Paris Agreement. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the…

In bold commitment to Paris Agreement, Ukraine pledges further reduction in emissions

Among the raft of climate measures, country to up 2030 emissions-cut target, introduce more electric vehicles, develop renewables, and plant more trees. The Government of Ukraine updated its Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 65 percent by 2030 from the 1990 levels. Ukraine’s previous commitment was to…