Pastures and Climate Change in focus of Regional Discussion
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova launch a regional discussion on the management of pastures, protection of eco-systems and climate change. The workshop on 3-4 June 2014 brings together representatives of the Ministries of the four countries, European Union, UNDP, and experts on carbon monitoring from Moldova and Germany.
The meeting is organised under the programme Clima East –a European Union funded initiative that assists the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia in approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
The workshop in Tbilisi is the first regional event that provides forum to the Clima East countries to discuss common issues and challenges of pasture management and formulate specific needs for policy changes.
Sophie Kemkhadze, Deputy Head of UNDP in Georgia: Alvaro Ortega Aparicio, Programme Manager of the European Union Delegation to Georgia; and Grigol Lazriev, Head of Service of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia addressed the participants at the opening session.
Sophie Tchitchinadze, UNDP in Georgia, 599 196907 (cell), Sophie.Tchitchinadze@undp.org
Tamar Mikadze, European Union Delegation to Georgia, +995 32 2943763, Tamriko.Mikadze@eeas.europa.eu