To date, Azerbaijan does not have any climate change related laws.

State Programme for the Socioeconomic Development of the Regions of Azerbaijan for the period 2014-2018 ( 2014 )

Refers to"alternative and renewable sources of energy" and priority for the low-carbon production sector.…read more

National Forest Program ( 2013 )

This document aims at making forestry activities and related governmental policies sustainable over the period 2015-2030 and more generally in the long term. It notably highlights the role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Program seeks 1) to develop institutional capacities and on-the-ground mechanisms related to forest management, 2) to protect the forests…read more

State Program on Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2008-2015 ( 2008 )

This Program notably charges the government to design and implement an Action Plan on mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the country over the period 2008-2015. A Carbon Fund will also be established for financial assistance to manufacturing companies to reduce their emissions. The document further states that measures will be taken to improve the…read more

National Program on Environmentally Sustainable Socio-economic Development for 2003-2010 ( 2003 )

This Program notably aims at increasing the forest area and protect existing forests in the country. The document emphasises on the fight against desertification, and develop the following strategic objectives: 1) Preparing and implementing of national action plan on desertification, 2) Establishing a system of forecasting and public awareness to increase the effectiveness of desertification efforts, 3) assessing…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

35% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990

Source: NDC

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

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

Compliance with international standards by 2050

Gas | Target year: 2050

Source: NDC

20% decrease in conditional fuel used for 1 kw of energy by 2015 against a 2006 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2006 | Source(s): State Prog... (2008 / Executive)

LULUCF

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

Increase of forested area from 11% to as much as 20% of total area of country by 2030

Afforestation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2015 | Source(s): National F... (2013 / Executive)

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.

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.

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, Azerbaijan does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 4 September, 2017