Algeria

Executive Decree No. 2005-375 Creating the National Agency on Climate Change, fixing its missions and defining terms of its organisation and operation

Executive
Decree/Order/Ordinance
Passed in 2005
Establishes a new National Agency on Climate Change (ANCC), under the supervision of the Minister of Environment, whose primary mission is to contribute to the protection of the environment by assisting with the integration of climate change impact concerns in development plans.Additionally, the ANCC is charged with researching, synthesizing and engaging with the public regarding: (i) GHG emissions and sequestration and (ii) adaptation to and mitigation of various socio-economic climate change impacts. Following from this mission, the ANCC is responsible for: engaging in capacity building, establishing and maintaining a climate change database, aggregating weather data and preparing periodic reports, and coordinating climate change responses across different government and industry sectors.

The ANCC is managed by an 18-member Board of Directors, composed of representatives from across the relevant Ministries and chaired by the Minister of Environment, or his representative.Additionally, the ANCC is headed by an appointed Executive Director, responsible for setting and appointing Algeria's National Policy for Climate Change, and is advised by a 10-member Scientific Council.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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