16 November 2018

The National Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Scoping mission to Armenia took place from November 12-16. The purpose of this scoping mission is to familiarize relevant stakeholders about NDC Partnership’s country engagement strategy, services and resources it offers; meet with NDC Partnership focal points and relevant government representatives to better understand the status of Armenia’s NDC implementation, identify priority NDC needs including areas for possible support by the Partnership to the government; as well as to meet with representatives of relevant international organizations and international finance institutions to map the ongoing support programmes.

Armenia joined the NDC Partnership in August 2018, and appointed focal points from the Ministry of Nature Protection and Ministry of Economic Development and Investments.

Within the mission several meetings with stakeholder agencies and international community were conducted, including a high-level meeting, technical round-table discussion and the environmental donor coordination meeting. The meetings participants discussed the issues of NDC implementation support provided in key sectors, as well as it’s bottlenecks and challenges. The participants also came up with the importance of high level donor coordination in the country, as the NDC objectives can be achieved through  appropriate planning, budgeting, as well as progress tracking mechanism.      

The NDC Partnership is an initiative launched in 2016 at UNFCCC’s COP22 by the governments of Germany and Morocco. It is a coalition of over 83 countries including France, The Netherlands, European Union, Philippines, Japan, Uganda, Costa Rica, Brazil, among others. The Partnership also represents 26 international organisations and international financial institutions such as UNDP, GIZ, FAO, AfD, EBRD, ADB, World Bank, GIZ, KfW, etc.

The Partnership aims to enhance cooperation so that countries have access to the technical assistance and financial support they need to implement the Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs under Paris Agreement, including enhanced or future NDCs. It leverages on the skills and resources of multiple partners towards a common objective, set by the government and working through existing processes and systems. Assistance may range from supporting policy and strategy formulation, implementation of NDCs actions across sectors, mobilizing resources and designing monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

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