Country profile

Georgia

Georgia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.7 million (2016 National Statistics Office estimate)
  • GDP: US$14.0 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.75 million metric tons gross emissions in 2006, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 144,480 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Georgia set an unconditional target of reducing emissions 15% below business-as-usual levels by 2030. Georgia set a higher 25% target conditioned on international support. The text of Georgia's INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Georgia is currently developing its First National Energy Efficiency Action Plan.

Resources

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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.

Knowledge exchange

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

Knowledge exchange

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action Pipeline

November 20, 2016

The NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all submissions to the UNFCCC from developing countries and countries in transition for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions.

News and Events