The Good Practice Database presents various examples of good practices worldwide which demonstrate how climate policies and actions are being effectively designed and implemented across a range of national contexts. This analysis is a joint initiative of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme and the NDC Support Cluster.

Energy efficiency legal framework in Macedonia

In 2015, the Republic of Macedonia promoted energy efficiency by adopting new or amended bylaws at the national level. The U.S. Agency for International Development collaborated with the Ministry of Economy to develop the bylaws, which …

Enhanced LEDS and climate change coordination in Zambia

Acknowledging that development of a successful low emission development strategy (LEDS) requires coordination across all sectors of government and involvement of a wide range of key stakeholders, the Government of Zambia has established the …

Forest Restoration in Costa Rica

As a result of crop production, cattle grazing and road development, Costa Rica’s forestland decreased from 77% to 41% of the country’s land area from 1943–1986. To address this challenge, the Government of Costa Rica and key partners …

Gender in Mitigation Actions

"To effectively, efficiently, and equitably respond to climate change, countries must develop gender-responsive mitigation and adaptation strategies—not least because women are among those disproportionately and adversely affected by …