- Member Since: 2011
National Focal Points
Mr. Noorullah Kaleem
The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna
Mr. Ghulam Hassan Amiry
DIRECTOR OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTABILITY
National Environmental Protection Agency
National Climate Change Actions
Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties
Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 13.6% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2005)) by 2030 conditional to external support in the sectors of energy, natural resource management, agriculture, waste management and mining. Adaptation: Priority focus actions: 1) reducing vulnerability of the country and its population through enhancement of adaptive capacity and resilience, and deployment of disaster risk reduction approaches; 2) integrating climate change consideration into the national planning processes; 3) promoting economic development and sustainable rural livelihoods through sustainable management of environmental resources; 4) increase access to modern forms of efficient and sustainable energy services and improvement of technical capacity in governmental institutions + 3 other highlighted focus actions.
United Nations Population Division
GNI per capita (2016)
PPP current international dollar.
Emissions per capita (2014)
Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases.
Climate Vulnerability Level
DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum
Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).