Development of Azerbaijans Fourth National Communication to the UNFCCC and Second Biennial Reporting

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From February 6, 2017 to February 6, 2021

Project ID: 5772

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Technical team

  • Climate Strategies and Policy Programme

Cross-cutting programme(s)

  • Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Mainstreaming integrated policy and planning for climate-resilient & sustainable development


  • Human altered areas


  • Industrial site

Transformed sector(s)

  • Energy
  • Oil, gas and fuels
  • Forestry and other land use

UNDP role(s)

  • Data collection and analysis


  • Monitor inventory
  • Law regulation
  • Capacity building


  • Environmental accounting
  • Knowledge/Data management
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Waste management
  • Education/Courses
  • Awareness raising
  • Research

Social inclusion

  • Private sector
  • Local community/CSOs
  • Youth/Children

Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway
  • Sci-tech pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 13.2 Integrate climate change into national policies, planning

Conventions and protocols

  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • National Communications

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Multi-stakeholder collaboration
  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

Project description

The project will support the government of Azerbaijan through the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources to fulfil its obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in particular to prepare its Fourth National Communication (FNC) and its Second Biennial Reporting (SBUR) in accordance with its commitments as a non-Annex 1 Party to UNFCCC.

USD $852,000

Grant amount

USD $575,000

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($852,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Azerbaijan

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