Country profile

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.53 million (Domestic Census, 2013)
  • GDP: US$16.0 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 37.3 million metric tons gross emissions in 2011 (31.1 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 236,320 Kg of oil, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina set a target of unconditionally reducing the growth of emissions by 2030 by two percentage points (18% rather than 20% above 1990 levels. With international assistance, the target set is 3% below 1990 emissions levels. The text of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Bosnia’s last draft of the 2nd and 3rd EEAP was submitted in March 2016 and is still not finalised and adopted. You can find more information here.

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

The PLANHEAT Tool

November 15, 2017

Stefano Barberis presents the PLANHEAT tool for simulating alternative low carbon and economically sustainable scenarios for heating and cooling.

Libraries and Reports

Policy instruments for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C – can humanity rise to the challenge?

February 6, 2018

Innovative forms of market mechanisms could convince policy makers that mitigation costs are lower than expected and thus accelerate mitigation.

Tools

LEDS GP Development Impact Assessment Toolkit

November 20, 2016

This tool has been designed to help identify other tools that best serve the needs of the analysis at hand.

News and Events