Country profile

Moldova

Moldova

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.55 million (2016 Domestic Statistical Office Estimate)
  • GDP: US$6.5 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.7 million metric tons gross emissions in 1998 (10.9 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 120,820 Kg of oil, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Moldova set a target of reducing emissions 64-67% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Moldova’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Moldova has elaborated its 2016-2018 draft National Energy Efficiency Action Plan and is currently waiting for its adoption in the Parliament. This version can be found here (currently only in Romanian).

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Knowledge exchange

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue6: It’s on to Bonn

November 1, 2017

COP23 is just one week away, and the world’s eyes will be on Bonn, Germany, to see how much progress has been made since the adoption of the Paris ...

Tools

UNEP Tools and Resource Kit on Climate Change

November 20, 2016

This collection of UNEP-developed tools is available for use by practitioners.

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