Georgia’s Third National Communication to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Summary


The Black Sea coast in Ajara, western Georgia. 2011. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP

Georgia is a party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is responsible for performing and submitting its National Communications - comprehensive documents that update the information over the national context, including greenhouse gas inventories, vulnerabilities to climate change, and mitigation and adaptation measures. UNDP is assisting Georgia to address global environmental challenges as well as meet international obligations under the UN conventions. 

What We Do

With funds from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP assisted the Government of Georgia to produce the Third National Communication to the UNFCCC in close partnership with all relevant stkeholders, including for the Ministries and Government agencies, academic and research institutions, and civil society organizations.

Results



Georgia's Third National Communication to the UNFCCC was completed and published at the end of 2015. Furthermore, the project supported the preparation of the following reports and stratefic documents: 
  • Electronic database for the greenhouse gas (GHGs) inventory.
  • 2006-2010 GHG inventory for the following aconomy sectors: energy (excluding transport), industry, waste, land-use and forestry.
  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Ajara Autonomous Republic.
  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Upper Svaneti.
  • Climate Change Impact on Agriculture in Kakheti. 

Who finances it

Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
US$ 500,000    

Delivery

2014 US$ 152,193.41
2013 US$ 162,922.55
2012
US$ 160,588.99
Overview
Status:
Completed
Start date:
July 2011
End date:
May 2015
Geographic coverage:
National
Partners
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia
Budget:
US$ 500,000
Funded by:
Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
Sustainable Development Gials
Goal 13: Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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