Third National Communication - Local News
On May 26, 2013, the first joint monitoring visit to the pilot tree planting site located in Akhtala community of RA Lori marz was organized by UNDP-GEF “Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Armenia’s Third National Communication to the UNFCCC” and EU “Waste Governance – ENPI East” projects.
During the recent years May 15 is celebrating as the International Climate Day.
Climate change is a complex problem, which, although environmental in nature, has consequences for all spheres of existence on our planet. It either impacts on/or is impacted by global issues, including poverty, economic development, population growth, sustainable development and resource management. It is not surprising, then, that solutions come from all disciplines and fields of research and development.
The CDM Registry issued 23955 CERs for the CDM project activity "Nubarashen Landfill Gas Capture and Power Generation Project in Yerevan" (0069).
Ms Dafina Gercheva, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative, gave an interview to ‘‘168Zham’’ on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the UN’s presence in Armenia.
Following the request of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA, the group of UNDP experts performed calculation of grid emission factor for the Armenian electricity system for the year 2011 in accordance with the appropriate methodology approved by the CDM Executive Board.
As non-Annex I country to the UNFCCC, Armenia has announced its decision to take voluntary mitigation measures for limitation of GHG emissions within the frames of the corresponding mechanism of the Convention. UNDP Armenia within the framework of the TNC Project initiated the rapid assessment and gap analysis in the energy sector of Armenia in close cooperation with respective ministries, agencies and research institutions.
On February 09, 2012 Mr. Aram Gabrielyan, Focal Point of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , gave an interview to “The Armenian Times” daily newspaper. The article is entitled as “Temperature in Armenia grew by 0.850C”.
The Steering Committee and Inception Meeting of the “Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Armenia’s Third National Communication to the UNFCCC” UNDP/GEF Project was conducted on December 20, 2011. The event was attended by the Steering Committee members and corresponding stakeholder national and international organizations.
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