Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Covenant of Mayors2019.03.20
The workshop on " Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Covenant of Mayors" was held in the framework of the project "Strengthening civil society in the implementation of national climate policy" by the Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth - Georgia.
On the meeting was discussed the cooperation between the implementation of the Covenant of Mayors’ “sustainable energy action plan” and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of the country and the public participation in these processes. All parties highlited joint goals, tasks and the role of civil society in the implementation of climate national policy.
The meeting was attended by representatives of municipalities, those which joined the Covenant of Mayors, NGOs and governmental organizations;
Strengthening of civil society in the implementation of the project "Strengthening civil society in the implementation of national climate policy" envisages enhancing the capacity of civil society to take into account the requirements of the country's nationally defined contribution (NDC) and their implementation and ensure transparency of the process. Also, establishing a civil society platform where organizations working in the field of climate, energy, agriculture, healthcare and urban spheres unite and develop a joint understanding for the implementation of NDC in Georgia and a realistic action plan.
The project is being implemented by the Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth- Georgia in cooperation with Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND) and is supported by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear safety of Germany;