Georgia is Getting Ready for Paris Climate Conference

Representatives of the Government, civil society and international organizations came together in Georgia to discuss country’s response to Climate Change, priorities and plans in this area.

Today, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, with assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia, organized a conference “Climate Change Policy in Georgia”.

The participants of the conference discussed ongoing projects to address Climate Change, adaptation and mitigation measures, and Georgia’s latest report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The conference in Tbilisi is part of Georgia’s preparations for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in December 2015.

The COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations and aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world.

Georgia will be represented at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference by a high-level delegation led by the Prime Minister of Georgia.

Photo: Beoit Tessier/Reuters/Newscom

25 November 2015 15:58