Asia and Pacific


The objective of Bhutan’s first NDC is to remain carbon neutral whereby the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) will not exceed carbon sequestration by forests. It will also aim to maintain minimum 60% of forest cover.

Posted on December 10, 2019


The objective of Indonesia’s NDC is to outline the country’s transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient future. Indonesia envisions achieving archipelagic climate resilience as a result of comprehensive adaptation and mitigation programmes and disaster risk reduction strategies.

Posted on August 19, 2020


The objective of Lao PDR’s NDC is to maximise the ambition of its mitigation contribution while taking into account the need for economic development, and capacity building to mitigate and adapt to changing climatic conditions.

Posted on August 19, 2020


The objective of Mongolia’s first NDC is to raise its ambition in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in major emitting sectors by 2030 by ensuring integrated national and cross-sectoral planning.

Posted on August 19, 2020


The objective of the Philippines’ intended NDC is to achieve climate change mitigation as a function of adaptation. As a country highly vulnerable to climate and disaster risks, mitigation measures will be pursued in line with sustainable development and a low-emission development that promotes inclusive growth.

Posted on August 19, 2020


The objective of Thailand’s NDC is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20% from business-as-usual (BAU), while also recognizing its high vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

Posted on August 19, 2020


Vanuatu’s conditional NDC aims to approach 100% renewable energy in the electricity sub-sector contingent upon appropriate financial and technical support made available from international climate financing mechanisms.

Posted on August 19, 2020


The objective of Viet Nam’s NDC is to advance socio-economic development by reducing vulnerability to climate change, contributing to the global climate change response and sustainably using natural resources.

Posted on August 19, 2020

The latest


The Asia Pacific Regional Dialogue: Turning Climate Promise into Inclusive Action, takes place from 23 - 25 March 2021. It aims to facilitate knowledge sharing, good practices and lessons learnt on how to integrate inclusivity and gender equality into climate policy and implementation, in the context of the new normal.

Posted on March 3, 2021


Posted on February 18, 2021


In this report, the Republic of Vanuatu presents its enhanced NDCs for the period 2020-2030 and calls on all Parties to increase their ambitions in line with the best available and most recent science and obligations under the Agreement.

Posted on January 13, 2021


This analysis of circular economy opportunities for Vanuatu seeks to help reduce the waste flow of imported materials, while also examining how to improve the resource efficiency of all material use, including domestically-sourced materials.

Posted on January 13, 2021


Since May 2019, UNDP, with the collaboration of the Viet Nam Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), has introduced the Climate Business Index – a national disclosure and assessment system for the enterprise community in Vietnam. Because in climate change, we not only see challenges, we also see opportunities.

Posted on December 30, 2020