New EU4Climate study highlights Eastern Partnership countries’ commitment to climate action at COP 27

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt – A comparative analysis of the Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategies in the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP) was presented today at a COP 27 side event hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). As countries come together to take action toward achieving the world’s collective climate goals agreed under the Paris…

Roadmap for the development of a GHG Inventory System: how this is addressed in the EU and EaP countries

The “Roadmap for the Development of a Functional National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory System – Problems Encountered” online regional workshop was organized by the EU4Climate project on May 11-12 for over 90 government representatives and national GHG inventory experts from the four Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova). It focused on enhancing their…

Hand in hand to combat climate change: EU4Climate gets the support of UNDP climate projects

Climate change has emerged as one of the main threats humanity faces with food and water scarcity, increased flooding, extreme heat, more disease and economic loss. The six EU Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) face water and energy shortages and a broad spectrum of climate-related and geophysical problems. Funded by…

Developing Climate Change Mainstreaming Policies in the Eastern Partnership Region

Integration of climate change into the governments’ sectoral policies is an important element of implementing climate strategies, such as the National Determined Contributions / NDCs. A webinar organised by the EU4Climate project on November 30 aimed to better understand how to approach sectoral mainstreaming of climate policies, whereas also promoting EU climate policy objectives through…

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…

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…

Climate finance frameworks and climate budgeting discussed under the umbrella of the EU4Climate initiative

Aiming to support Eastern Partnership Countries with building the climate finance frameworks capacities, UNDP organised a two-day workshop on 29-30 June 2021, under the umbrella of the EU4Climate project, in partnership with the European Commission and the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. The webinar with over 100 participants discussed public climate finance, and specifically, the concept…

Implementing the nationally determined contributions (NDCs)

“Implementing the nationally determined contributions (NDCs)” online workshop organised by the EU4Climate on April 6-7, 2021 was to carry out an exchange of experiences and theoretical and practical knowledge of examples of the current best worldwide practices in NDC implementation, including gender aspect, NDC financing plans, accounting, reporting, and transparency frameworks. The state of play…