Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 7
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmenistan, in accordance with international commitments, is starting the process to revise the National Strategy on Climate Change, Trend reports citing the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper.
This measure is taken as part of the international commitments of Turkmenistan to implement the provisions of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the global Paris Agreement and in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. This work will be coordinated by the Turkmen State Committee for Environmental Protection and Land Resources, with the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ).
The National Strategy on Climate Change was developed considering the provisions of the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, to which Turkmenistan joined in 1995 and 1998, respectively.