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Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2020), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2021), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
Conditional 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 

The Republic of Moldova submitted its revised NDC in March 2020. 


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 Moldova, EU4Climate is now providing support with preparing the Updated Low Emissions Development Strategy until 2030, as the NDC Implementation Plan.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • The Republic of Moldova raised ambition with a conditional emissions reduction target of 88% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
  • The country also committed to an unconditional emissions reduction target of 70% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
  • The NDC was revised through extensive consultations with national and local government, the private sector, academia, and civil society including youth and women’s groups. 
  • The pledges in the NDC pay special attention to cross-cutting issues and elaborates on investment strategies for adaptation measures.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Water
  • Health
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Transportation


The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Moldova:

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