Project duration: 01 April 2011-31 December 2017
This project aims at assisting the Government of Lebanon with the enabling activities necessary to undertake the Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its submission to the Conference to the Parties in accordance with the guidance provided by the UNFCCC.
The TNC will include:
a) an updated National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the base-year 2005 (or as decided by the COP) and time-series covering the period from 1994 to 2010,
b) an updated analysis of potential GHG mitigation measures key categories and progress achieved so far,
c) an updated assessment of potential impacts of climate change and adaptation measures.
Achievements & Expected Results
a)National circumstances, steps taken or envisaged, constraints and needs will be assessed as input for the implementation of the UNFCCC in Lebanon
b)The national GHG inventory 2000-2010 will be produced and time-series 1994-2010 refined for key emission sectors.
c)Greenhouse gas mitigation assessment will be prepared for key emission sectors using updated emission inventories.
d)Sector and regional vulnerabilities to climate change will be assessed using improved methodologies and regional climate models.
e)Lebanon’s Third National Communication will be published and presented to the Government and national stakeholders.