United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

Charting A New Low-Carbon Route To Development

This Primer introduces a set of approaches to help sub-national authorities through the whole process of designing their Integrated Territorial Climate Plan (ITCP), from setting objectives and participatory arrangements for the preparation of the Plan, to financing priority activities. The main audience for this publication is the public development practitioner at the sub-national level, as well as domestic and international experts involved in assisting with regional development, who wish to examine and understand the instruments available for regional and local governments to become engaged in climate change mitigation and adaptation as an integral part of their development and planning process.

The Primer is divided into two parts - Part 1: Scaling Up Efforts to Address Climate Change and Part II: Preparing an Integrated Territorial Climate Plan.

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