Within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a High-level Working Group (HLWG) was formed to develop proposals for the convergence between EAEU member states within the framework of the climate agenda in accordance with the order of the Eurasian economic council № 150 dated September 28, 2021. Based on the proposals received from the EAEU member states the membership of the HLWG was approved. 

On October 14, 2021 during the panel session of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, a statement on economic cooperation of the EAEU member states within the climate agenda was adopted the draft of which was prepared by the HLWG. This document was signed in the lead-up to the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties to United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC) and reflects the position of the EAEU member states on the global climate agenda. The document points in the right direction the formation of coordinated approaches in this area within the integration association.

Statement by the Heads of EAEU Member States

Active work is underway to coordinate the First Package of measures (Roadmap) of the EAEU within the climate agenda in order to prevent barriers and restrictions on the internal market of the Union and to preserve the competitiveness of the economies of the EAEU member states in the context of global technological transformation and changes in the structure of the world economy.

The best available technologies of the EAEU (climate change and digitalization)

EAEU low-carbon and digital technologies bank

Relevant documents

Order of the EEC Board dated September 28, 2021 No. 150

Order of the EIC dated August 20, 2021 No. 10

Contacts:

Kaminskiy Ilya – Deputy Head of Division of Access to Foreign Markets and Settlement of Trade Disputes, Trade Policy Department (+7(495) 669-24-00 (ex. 49-47), kaminskij@eecommission.org).

References:

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted on May 9, 1992

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Paris Agreement of the Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted on 12 December 2015