Armenia

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0.02%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#52
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#81
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
40%
Unconditional emissions reduction target by 2030
(compared to 1990 levels)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Armenia submitted its revised NDC in May 2021. EU

The revision of the NDC was supported by the European Union (EU) through the EU4Climate initiative. Funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP, EU4Climate supports six countries in the Eastern Partnership implement the Paris Agreement and improve climate policies and legislation. In Armenia, EU4Climate is now providing support with preparing the Financing Strategy for NDC implementation.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Armenia set its unconditional mitigation target to 40% below 1990 levels and changed the NDC timeframe from 2015-2050 to 2021-2030.
  • The country plans to increase solar energy capacity from the current 59.57 MW to 1000 MW before 2030 and the forest cover to 12.9% of the territory by 2030.
  • The adaptation component in the NDC was enhanced and transparency was strengthened through the introduction of a national measurement, reporting, verification (MRV) system.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Ecosystems
  • Health
  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Settlements and infrastructure
  • Tourism
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Armenia:

Last Updated

January 26, 2022

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In 2021, twelve countries in the Europe and Central Asia region submitted more ambitious climate pledges with support from Climate Promise.
Armenia increases climate ambitions and lays the groundwork for the transition to a more sustainable, resilient and low-carbon economy.