Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:The Ministry of Environment and Forestry

The National Climate Change Strategy (2010-2020) was developed under the co-ordination of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, through an effective working process by the participation of public institutions, private sector establishments, non-governmental organisations and universities. The Strategy was approved by the Prime Ministry of Higher Planning Council on 3 May 2010.

Strategic objectives of the Strategy are:

  • Fulfilment of Turkey’s obligations under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 1992;
  • Control GHG emissions;
  • Develop the clean production technology, R&D and innovative capacities;
  • Human resources and institutional capacity building which will be supporting environmental goals and development of green initiatives;

Strategic targets of the Strategy are:

  • Actively participate in the international negotiations and cooperation projects which take actions to combat and adapt to global climate change;
  • Create a National Climate Change Action Plan complementary to the Strategy as well as a suitable policy framework with the co-operation of all stakeholders;
  • To ensure climate change organisational structure and knowledge management

year effective: 2010 (May 3rd)

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