Gavar City Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan was represented as a successful example

Gavar City Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan was represented as a successful example

16.12.2019

Signatory of the Covenant of Mayors project Gavar City’s Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan was represented as a successful example during “Climate change vulnerability and adaptation: example of Gavar” working session. The working session took place on December 3 in Gavar.

The event aimed at discussing climate change challenges and adaptation opportunities of the province with regional representatives, as well as presenting the example of “Gavar Sustainable energy and climate action plan” project.

EU-funded Covenant of Mayors East project supporting cities signing up to the Covenant of Mayors – a flagship EU initiative to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 30% by 2030. It helps municipalities to prepare and implement Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans, reducing dependency on fossil fuels, improving the security of energy supply, and allowing them to contribute more actively to climate change mitigation.

The event was organized in the frame of UNDP-GCF Armenia National Adaptation Plan project with the support of Union of Communities of Armenia, Gegharkunik Regional Administration and Gavar Municipality.

During the event UNDP experts presented global and local climate change developments, forecasts and adaptation measures as well as the main components and objectives of UNDP-GCF Armenia National Adaptation Plan project.

Climate risks of Gegharkunik province, the necessity of climate change adaptation projects in communities, main obstacles and issues of implementation of such projects as well as the importance of separation of needs and demands of women and men in the project planning and implementation processes were discussed with representatives of Gavar, Vardenis, Sevan, Martuni, Chambarak community administrations as well as regional NGOs.


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