Myanmar

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0.67%
Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#163
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.
#147
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
414.75 MT
CO2e emissions reduction target by 2030
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Myanmar submitted its first NDC report in September 2017.

Through the support of Climate Promise, UNDP has supported:

  • Preliminary analysis for the development of an NDC financing strategy in 2020
  • Development of targeted training modules for the private sector aimed at increasing investments that support NDC implementation
  • Development of a social media outreach campaign targeting youth across Myanmar on adaptation and mitigation.
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Myanmar:

Last Updated

January 14, 2022

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