The Asia-Pacific region covers a wide geographical area, with diverse landscapes, societies, cultures, religions and economies.
Of the 41 countries in the region, 11 are high emitters, 11 are Least Developed Countries (LDCs), 17 are Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and nine are considered fragile states.
This Snapshot explores regional NDC submission, ambition and quality status while assessing progress on key systems and architecture for NDC implementation. It also looks at areas of past and future Climate Promise support, showcasing regional champions and providing insight on emerging trends and opportunities.
The 2022 State of Global Ambition Regional Snapshots provide regional analysis of Climate Promise supported countries NDC status and implementation readiness. They build upon, and update information, from UNDP's Global NDC Outlook Report 2021: The State of Global Ambition.