FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Project closure: “Strengthening capacities for climate change adaptation and mitigation and finalization of Country Work Programme”

Skopje, North Macedonia, 14/06/2022 - 14/06/2022

09:00 - 10:00 a.m (CET)

This event represents the official closure of the project “Strengthening country capacities for climate change adaptation and mitigation and finalization of Country Work Programme for the Republic of North Macedonia”. It is the second project in the country under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme, implemented by FAO under the leadership of the Deputy President of the Government in charge of economic affairs, coordination of economic sectors and investments, as the country’s National Designated Authority (NDA) to the GCF.

Objectives of the event:

  • Presentation of the project results;
  • Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Deputy President of the Republic of North Macedonia, in charge of economic affairs and the Fund for Innovation and Technological Development (FITD) to promote the participation of the private sector in climate action and investments;
  • Announcement of the first joint public call of the NDA and FITD entitled “Climate Change Challenge” for private sector project proposals on development or use of climate-friendly, clean technologies that can contribute to climate change mitigation or adaptation in the key sectors: energy, transport, waste, water, agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, health and cultural heritage.