Tunisia Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement will enter into force in 2020 and will allow all countries to act to prevent global average temperatures from exceeding 2°C and seize the many opportunities arising from a necessary global transformation towards clean and sustainable development. The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, called on the governments of the high-level segment to conclude an agreement this year regulating the emissions credit market. Tunisia has presented its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ahead of the October deadline, with a global climate agreement to be reached at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to be held in Paris in December. All parties to the UNFCCC are expected to present INDCs ahead of the Paris Climate Change Conference in November-December 2015. Persons who were filed before October 1, 2015 will be included in a summary report on their overall impact before November 1, 2015. At the Paris climate change conference, the parties are expected to agree on a global agreement on climate change, which is expected to enter into force in 2020. [UNFCCC press release] [Tunisia INDC] [INDC OF TUNISIA – Unofficial translation] [UNFCCC INDC Portal] Thanks to the implementation of the NAMA support project, Tunisia will install 134 MW photovoltaics in the building sector and avoid nearly 400,000 tCO2e by 2023. About 390 km of Tunisia`s coastline is threatened with erosion which, he said, requires “urgent action.” The Tunisian government is successfully implementing its National Contribution (NDC) and related obligations under the Paris Agreement. To find out more about all the INDCs filed, please visit the UNFCCC website Here Title: Institutional capacity building for the implementation of NDCs in Tunisia Contracting entities: Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Country: Tunisia Policy Leader: Ministry of environment (MEnv) Total duration: 2019-2023 Organization and exchange of international experiences on climate: The repository also contains a chapter on Tunisia`s contribution to adaptation, planned measures regarding water resources, coast, agriculture, ecosystems, tourism and health. The country`s estimated means of adjustment are approximately $1.9 billion. The implementation of the NDC and the requirements of the Paris Agreement require clearly defined structures and processes within the Tunisian Ministry of Environment and the relevant sectoral authorities.

In March 2018, the Tunisian government adopted a decree establishing a unit specifically dedicated to climate protection within the Ministry of the Environment. . . .