Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 48.5 million (2001 Ukraine Census).
  • GDP: US$90.6 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 403 million metric tons gross emissions in 1998 (375 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy Use: Energy use per capita: 357,42 Kg of oil 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Ukraine set a target of reducing emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Ukraine’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Ukraine has produced its Draft National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The Action Plan may be found here.


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Trainings and webinars

An integrated planning framework for the development of sustainable and resilient cities (InSMART)

October 12, 2017

Rocco de Miglio and Alessandro Chiodi present InSMART, a novel step by step approach for developing city plans.


UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

Trainings and webinars

The use of LEAP and simple muni-EIPMP tool for SEAP development and monitoring in Georgian municipalities

October 5, 2017

Anna Sikharulidze presents the Georgian approach in using tools and methodologies for municipal energy planning in Georgia.

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