Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Kazakhstan’s Third National Communication to the UNFCCC

Funding Agency GEF

Implementing Agency UNDP

Budget: US$833,000.00

Country: Kazakhstan

Start Year: 2010

End Year: 2013

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Description: The project was to enable Kazakhstan to prepare and submit its Third National Communication to the Conference of Parties (CoP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in accordance with its commitments as a Party to the Convention as mandated by Articles 4 and 12 of the Convention and subsequent CoP decisions. It updated and strengthen information provided regarding national circumstances, inventories of greenhouse gases, policies and measures undertaken to mitigate climate change, assessments of vulnerability to climate change and steps taken to adapt to climate change, and information on public awareness, education, training, systematic research and observation, and technology transfer. The project also increased the capacity of experts and institutions in Kazakhstan to produce subsequent National Communications that meet all guidelines established by the CoP and that serve as a source of information for national policies and measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change in key economic and social sectors.

Sector: Climate Change

Beneficiaries: Min. of Environemnet