Development of Georgias Fourth National Communication and Second Biennial Update Report to the UNFCCC

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From June 24, 2017 to June 24, 2021

Project ID: 5946

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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


  • FreshWaters


  • General

Transformed sector(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Forestry and other land use
  • Energy

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Institutional mechanism and system building


  • Monitor inventory
  • Law regulation
  • Capacity building


  • Environmental accounting
  • Knowledge/Data management
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Technical capacity building
  • Awareness raising

Social inclusion

  • Women
  • Youth/Children
  • Private sector

Gender equality

  • Women decision making

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

Brief project description: The overall goal of the project is to support the Government of Georgia to mainstream and integrate climate change considerations into development strategies and sector-based policy frameworks, through ensuring continuity of the institutional and Technical capacity building;, partly initiated and consequently sustained by reporting instruments under the UNFCCC and ensuring a regular mechanism of national monitoring, reporting and verification, and move towards a low-carbon and climate resilience development pathway. The immediate objective of the project is to assist the Government of Georgia in preparation of its SBUR and FNC under the UNFCCC in accordance with its commitments under UNFCCC, in the long term the project will allow the country to lay to strengthen the existing institutional arrangements and support the long-term targets aimed at addressing the impacts of climate change.

USD $852,000

Grant amount

USD $303,800

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


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

Implementing partner(s)

  • Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection

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