Country profile

Kosovo

Kosovo

General Statistics:

  • Population: 1.8 million (2016 US Census Bureau estimate)
  • GDP: US$6.4 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 10.5 million metric tons gross emissions in 2009 (also 10.5 million metric tons net, accounting for very small LULUCF carbon-sink activity), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 181,580 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: Kosovo is not a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

NEEAP: Kosovo has produced its Second Energy Efficiency Action Plan. It can be found here.

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

Overview of the EU experience on Regional Energy Planning

November 2, 2017

Pavel Manchev outlines REP and the general practices, examples and key findings across the EU.

Knowledge exchange

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

Libraries and Reports

International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV Low Emissions Strategies and Plans

November 20, 2016

This website provides guidance documents and case studies specific to: NAMAs; monitoring, reporting and verification efforts; and LEDS strategies.

News and Events