Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus)
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) commits to contribute to national plans and actions in mapping and valuation of ecosystem services and the application of payments for ecosystem services (PES) mechanisms.
Poland commits to increasing carbon storage in its forests. This commitment will contribute to the stabilisation of CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere. Poland aims to achieve this commitment through the possible establishment of a national market system for carbon credits.
Sweden commits to make visible the values of ecosystem services. The Swedish government in 2014 adopted a national milestone target on the importance of biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services.
Uzbekistan commits to develop a strategy for the municipal solid waste management. The strategy will follow a thorough assessment of the current situation. The development of the draft is scheduled for 2017 and the adoption of the strategy is scheduled in 2018.
Croatia commits to implementing and promoting a national “Environment Friendly” label and EU Ecolabel for sustainable goods and services. The commitment will inform producers about benefits of ecolabels and sensitise the public to buying sustainable goods and services.