Visions of a greener, more sustainable future: case studies in climate ambition from Moldova and Armenia
Armenia is increasingly seeing the fingerprints of climate change across its mountains and plains. The agricultural sector – which generates 15 percent of national GDP and accounts for 31 percent of employment – is expected to bear the majority of impacts, from desertification to higher temperatures and diminishing water resources. Armenia’s transition to carbon neutrality is at the core of the country’s vision for energy independence, energy security, and low-carbon, green growth.
Armenia hosts the first pilot study on climate finance budgeting and expenditure tracking
Solar energy serving forest protection
Armenia’s delegation participates in the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 (02 Dec, 2019 – 13 Dec, 2019) in Madrid, Spain. Within the EU4Climate framework, UNDP Armenia co-organized a roundtable discussion titled “COP25 Time4Action: Armenia Accelerating Implementation of Paris Agreement”.