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The annually published Global Climate Risk Index analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.).

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Latest Documents

, 2020

The policy aims at making the country climate resilient, sustainable and low-carbon. Its objective is to facilitate a coordinated, coherent, proactive and effective response to the local, regional and global challenges and opportunities presented by climate change.Specific objectives of the policy are as following: 1) advance understanding of Climate Change and its impacts...

, 2018

The goal of this policy is to manage waste sustainably in order to protect the integrity of the environment and improve quality of life. It charges the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change to encourage waste reduction and recovery strategies, strengthen its institutional and legal framework, and upgrade waste operations in line with international practic...

, 2018

This document was prepared for the Seychelles and approved by the cabinet. It notably examines how to enhance resilience and adaptation to climate change.

, 2015

This law establishes the Seychelles Meteorological Authority, which is responsible for conducting meteorological research, advising the government, public awareness and education programs related to climate change, cooperate with other countries' meteorology agencies, and provide weather and climate change forecasts.

, 2015

This Act establishes the Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust of Seychelles for the purpose of regulating debt swap transactions. The Trust shall 1) develop and administer the Endowment Fund, the Revolving Fund and the Additional Endowment Fund, and any other sources of funding, 2) administer the assets of the Trust, intended to provide a sustainable flow of funds wh...

  • achieve a substantial mitigation benefit, lowering the GHG emission to a level of 817 ktCO2eq by 2030, relatively to baseline emission From 2016 iNDC: 122.5 KtCO2e (or 21.4%) reduction in 2025 and 188 ktCO2e (or 29.0%) reduction in 2030 in GHG emissions compared to baseline projectionsEconomy-wide | Target year: 2030
  • 26.5 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2025 | 50.13 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2030Transportation: Transport: General | Target year: 2030
  • • Seychelles commits to the implementation of its adopted Marine Spatial Plan and the effective management of the 30% marine protected areas within the Seychelles’ Exclusive Economic Zone;Coastal zones | Target year: 2030
  • • Seychelles will establish a long-term monitoring programme for seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2025 and include the GHG sink of Seychelles’ blue carbon ecosystems within the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory by 2025;Coastal zones | Target year: 2025
  • • Seychelles will protect its blue carbon ecosystems, i.e., at least 50% of its seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2025, and 100% of seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2030;Coastal zones | Target year: 2025