TNC+2BUR: Second Biennial Update Report and Third National Communication for the Republic of Serbia under the UNFCCC

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From January 12, 2018 to January 12, 2022

Project ID: 6012

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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)

  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry and other land use

UNDP role(s)

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Normative support


  • Monitor inventory
  • Law regulation
  • Management operation


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

Social inclusion

  • Youth/Children
  • Women
  • Local community/CSOs

Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems 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

  • Public-private partnership
  • Nature-based solution
  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

Project description

The project aims at enabling the Republic of Serbia to prepare, produce and disseminate its Second Biennial Update Report (2BUR) and Third National Communication (3NC) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) according to Decisions 17/CP.8, 1/CP.16, 2/CP.17 and other relevant guidance. The 2BUR and 3NC will update and strengthen information provided regarding national circumstances, greenhouse gas inventories, climate change mitigation, vulnerability to climate change and steps taken to adapt to climate change, as well as identify constraints, gaps, and financial, technology and capacity building needs.

USD $852,000

Grant amount

USD $90,000

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


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

Implementing partner(s)

  • Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia (MoEP)

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