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Ethiopia ratifies the Paris Agreement on the 9th of March, 2017. This agreement sets an ambitious aim to curb greenhouse gas emissions and encourages countries to develop adaptation plans that will protect human health from the worst impacts of climate change such as droughts, heat waves and floods....

On the 26th of June, 2015 Ethiopia submits acceptance of Doha amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, extending the Kyoto Protocol to the second commitment period....

Ethiopia’s Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) strategy is launched, the first of its kind in Africa. This bold policy aims to accelerate development while simultaneously reducing vulnerability to climate change. The initiative aspires to support economic growth, net-zero emissions and build resilience to ensure sustainable and environmentally friendly economic growth--...

Ethiopian Programme of Adaptation to Climate Change (EPACC) replaces NAPA for programmatic climate resilient economy. The programme aims to mainstream climate change into national level decision making and identifies 20 climate change risks, specific adaptation objectives and institutions responsible for risk mitigation....

On the 14th of April, 2005 Ethiopia ratifies the Kyoto Protocol which commits 128 participating countries to cut emissions of greenhouse gases by over 5% below 1990 levels by 2008-2012....

The Environmental Protection Authority formulates the Environmental Policy of Ethiopia as part of a wider Conservation Strategy, defining and outlining the country’s strategy towards the environment and natural resource management....

On April 5th, 1994 Ethiopia ratifies the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) showing the country’s commitment to addressing climate change issues nationally and globally through cooperation....

On June 10th, 1992 Ethiopia signs the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) which defines the adverse effects of climate change as inclusive of human health and welfare. The framework also includes the notion of equity of production, including for future generations. ...