Electricity Act, 2016 ( 2016 )

The Electricity Act of 2016 aims at updating Suriname power market's regulations to improve the technical and financial situation of the sector, and allow for privatisations and enhancing the regulatory framework through the creation of the Energy Authority of Suriname and the publication of an Electricity Sector Plan every five years. The Act also phases-out retail…read more

National Climate Change Policy, Strategy and Action Plan ( 2015 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The National Climate Change Policy, Strategy and Action Plan sets the government's vision on how to tackle mitigation and adaptation actions over the period 2014-2021. It sets the official line to adopt on climate change, exposes the country's weaknesses to address in priority, and defines sectoral strategies accordingly. Specific measures that the document establishes include…read more

National Forest Policy ( 2006 )

The National Forest Policy of Suriname defines the spatial use of more than 90 per cent of the country's surface. It enters in the scope of the Forest Management Act and regulate economic activities such as timber production, and other social activities. The Policy acknowledges the carbon sequestration function of Suriname's vast forests and highlights the…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Not Applicable

Economy Wide | Not Applicable | Target year: N/A | 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

25% or above renewables by 2025

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2025

Source: 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
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, Suriname does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 August, 2019