National Climate Change Strategy 2010-2023

Last updated: 14 September 2020
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 Turkeys 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. The National Climate Change Strategy will be updated by setting the 2030 and 2050 targets based on the guiding principle of low carbon development strategies.

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