Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan left for Madrid, Spain’s capital, to participate in the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC).
In the scope of COP-25, Erik Grigoryan to participate in the high-level segment meeting, the World Climate Summit and the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019.
The Summit of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC) aims to strengthen the high level involvement of party states in executing political actions. The international platform also enables presenting the unique vision of how stakeholders will work together to face this urgent challenge. The COP 25 participants will discuss action plans that will significantly reduce environmental pollution and prevent climate change.
Also, the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC) envisages a number of bilateral meetings.
On the margins of the Sustainable Innovation Forum, exchange of ideas on climate mitigation projects and introduction of new financial mechanisms are scheduled.
The Republic of Armenia ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on May 14, 1993, being as Non-Annex I Party to this Convention. On December 26, 2002, the Republic of Armenia ratified the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement on February 9, 2017.
Under the Paris Agreement, the countries have pledged to keep global temperature increases within the 1.5-to-2-degree Celsius range, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and reaching net zero emissions by 2050.
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Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).