Law on atmospheric air pollution ( 1994 )

This law aims to maintain the purity of atmospheric air and prevent all types of air pollution. Chapter XII, art. 34 on the regulation of influence on weather and climate, states that state bodies, companies and other organisations can carry out actions impacting atmospheric air for economic purposes, "only provided that it will not result…read more

Perspective Development Strategic Programme for 2014-2025 ( 2014 )

This document sets Armenia's development strategy for the period 2014-2025. It notably seeks to maximise the use of renewable energy sources, promote energy efficiency in all sectors, protect the atmosphere by reducing GHG emissions including from the transport sector, and foster reforestation efforts.…read more

Strategy for Sustainable Rural and Agricultural Development for the period of 2010-2020 ( 2010 )

This strategy was approved by Decision no 1476. It notably aims at improving the sector's sustainability, and implementing measures to reduce agricultural vulnerability as a result of climate change.…read more

Sustainable Development Programme (2008) ( 2008 )

This Programme, approved by government decree n 1207-n, aims at fostering sustainable development in Armenia. It aims in particular to protect water resources in face of adverse climate change impacts, improve forests protection, and promote energy efficiency and renewable energy.…read more

National Programme for Energy Saving and Renewable Energy ( 2007 )

This document defines specific actions to implement in order to foster energy saving and renewable energy production and use in Armenia. It defines priorities and targets for energy savings, and examines how to maximise renewable energy output. Financial mechanisms are examined.…read more

National Forest Programme ( 2005 )

Decision no 1232-N of July 21st, 2005, officially approves Armenia's National Forest Program. The main objective of the National Forest Program of the Republic of Armenia is the protection of forest ecosystems, restoration of degraded forest ecosystems, continuous and effective use of forest resources and ensuring sustainable forest management strategies. The document notably seeks to protect the…read more

Strategy for Development of the Energy Sector within the Context of Economic Development of Armenia ( 2005 )

This Strategy was approved by resolution 1 of the 24 protocol in June 23rd, 2005. It notably seeks to promote the production and use of renewable energy sources. It further addresses cost-effective ways to reduce future CO2 emissions.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Total aggregate emissions between 2015 and 2050 will be equal to 633 million tCO2eq, and that the country will strive to achieve ecosystem neutral GHG emissions in 2050 (equivalent to 2.07 tons/per capita per annum) with international support.

Economy Wide | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

20.1% forest cover by 2050 and expand impact of carbon conservation and sequestration until 2100

LULUCF/Forestry: General | Target year: 2100

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Armenia does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 4 September, 2017