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Georgia: Nino Tandilashvili celebrates 10th anniversary of Mayors Agreement on ‘climate change’

Tbilisi: Deputy Minister of Environment and Agriculture, Nino Tandilashvili celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Mayors’ Agreement – European Union-funded project “Com East”. The agreement of mayors sees for municipal-level implementation of climate initiatives so that countries can take significant steps to adapt to climate change processes. 

During the conference, the progress made by the cities that signed the agreement and the challenges in the field were discussed along with the effective ways to achieve success in the same.

“We are well aware of the impact climate change has on everyday life, how important it is to adapt to climate change and to incorporate processes.”  

The European Union is our main partner in this process. “Of course, the Georgian government will actively continue to support this initiative at both central and municipal levels,” said Nino Tandilashvili.

The Eastern Partnership countries have established a strong and supportive unity within the framework of this agreement for ten years. The Mayors’ Agreement is a wide-ranging initiative for municipalities with climate and energy ambitions aimed at addressing energy and climate change issues, sharing experiences and centuries among project signatories Teso to the exchange of practices.

Cities that have signed the mayors’ agreement commit to reducing greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions by 40% by 2030 and develop a joint approach to climate change adaptation.

 At the conference, the Eastern Partnership countries celebrated the beginning of the third phase of the “Mayors’ Agreement” along with the 10th anniversary of the project.

The conference was attended by more than 150 representatives from central and local governments, local self-government associations, international organizations and other stakeholders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and the United States. From the crane.

Zurab Kvaratskhelia

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