Environment, climate change, and disaster resilience

Environmental degradation is a significant development challenge, as Kosovo institutions have insufficient capacities to deal with environmental problems. In this regard the environment part of the programme will focus on developing capacities to address the impact of environmental degradation and climate change (in a gender-sensitive manner) at both central and local level. UNDP sees as a priority to help Kosovo authorities at central and local levels to improve the management and conservation of natural resources, with gender considerations applied at every stage.

Our Goals

The legal and regulatory framework for mitigation and adaptation to the impact of climate change is an important part of Kosovo's agenda towards European integration; as a first step, UNDP provides support for the roll out of the greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory management system, that will provide the baseline for the policy and for the preparation of specific actions and projects for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. View More

Support to protection of Environment in Kosovo

through sustainable growth, creative solutions to the challenges of environmental degradation, waste management, air pollution and climate change

Our Stories

  • One Day On Earth

    One Day On Earth on 11/11/11 was filmed in Dragash/š were UNDP is implementing a major projectmore

Projects and Initiatives

Support to Environment in Dragas

Improvement of livelihoods of the local people through protection of natural resources. more

Support for the Ministry of Environment Project: CLOSED

Assistance to the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP) in establishing a solid legal and institutional framework for environmental policymaking more

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Related Environmental Sustainability Reports
Climate Change Report

Kosovo aspires to become eligible to receive support from international mechanisms, including the opportunity to participate in and benefit from the flexible mechanisms of the Kyoto Protoco

Climate Change Workshop Report

The main objective of the workshop was to follow-up on the CCC outcomes, and to identify in more detail the needs of Kosovo to respond to environmental and climate change challenges.

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*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)
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