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

On 17th of August, the “National workshop on climate change budget tagging” was held online in the framework of “EU4Climate” regional project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP in Armenia.

Solar energy serving forest protection

The Koghb community in the Tavush region of Armenia uses solar panels to reduce the use of firewood. As a result, they significantly reduce deforestation while improving the living conditions of the local population.
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COP25 TIME4ACTION

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”.

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