The project aims to respond to the objectives of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in accordance with its commitments as a Party to the Convention mandated by Articles 4 and 12 of the UNFCCC and subsequent COP decisions. The project is a follow up of previous climate change enabling activities undertaken in the country. It will enable Armenia to present the updated information on Convention implementation in a consistent, transparent and comparable manner.
The main components of the project are: 1) Preparation of the Third National Communication of Armenia and its submission to the Conference of Parties. It will consist of updated information on: i) national circumstances; ii) national greenhouse gas inventory; iii) assessment of vulnerability to climate change and steps taken to adapt to climate change; iv) policies and measures undertaken to mitigate climate change; v) capacity building to develop, transfer, assess environmentally sound technologies and know-how, modalities to absorb them and host projects; vi) public awareness, education, training, research and systematic observation;
2) Facilitation to mainstreaming of climate change issues into national development policies and strategies;
3) Identification and formulation of project proposals related to adaptation to the impacts of climate change and abatement of greenhouse gases emissions;
4) Strengthening national capacities to participate in different mechanisms aimed at fulfillment of commitments under the UNFCCC;
5) Enhancing general awareness and knowledge on climate change related issues in Armenia.
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