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National Programme on climate change mitigation measures for 2013-2020 (Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 510)

legislation type Executive
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2013
The aim of the Programme is to implement measures to mitigate the effects of climate change, while ensuring sustainable development of the economy. It aims to cut GHG emissions by 12% by 2020 compared to 1990 levels, implement adaptation measures in various economic sectors, taking into account the socio-economic development of the country; develop recommendations for energy and resource conservation, expand forest ecosystems, restore peatland swamps to act as a carbon sink; improve the legal framework in climate change. The Programme has a budget of 88.7 billion Belarusian roubles (USD 8.2 million).


  • 50% energy intensity reduction, then 60% by 2015, 2020 against a 2005 baseline
    Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005
  • 10 million tonne CO2e reduction by 2020 cagainst a 2013 baseline
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2013
  • 8% cut in GHG emissions by 2020 compared with a 1990
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1990
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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