"National Adaptability Program" To Help Armenia Perform Undertaken International Commitments

"National Adaptability Program" To Help Armenia Perform Undertaken International Commitments

Climate change is the great challenge of our time. The fight against global warming is on the world agenda. The parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted the Paris Agreement in 2015, which decided to limit the increase in the global average temperature of the atmosphere to within 2 degrees Celsius compared to the temperature of the pre-industrial period (1850) while striving for 1.5 degrees. RA National Assembly ratified it in February 2017. With the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) document, Armenia has committed to limit greenhouse gas emissions to 633 million tons within 35 years.

On May 13, 2021, the Government of the Republic of Armenia approved "National Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan and List of Actions for 2021-2025" by its Resolution N 749-L. The main goal of the document is to contribute to the reduction and management of climate risks in Armenia.

This program is a strategic, national planning process that enables Armenia to identify, address and review changing adaptation needs. It can be the main tool for the fulfillment of the international obligations undertaken by RA in the context of climate change adaptation.

The project plans to develop climate change adaptation plans in the fields of water, agriculture, energy, healthcare, tourism, forest management, transport infrastructure, and prepare a guide for preparing climate change adaptation plans for settlements and provide them to local self-government bodies.

January 23, 2023 at 14:45