The National Climate Change Committee has been set up by the Government, and is a comprehensive political platform that provides a high level of support for the development and implementation of climate change activities. It consists of representatives nominated by key stakeholders. from national institutions, academic institutions, the private sector and civil society, and climate change coordinators designated by ministries.
The Technical Group in the Sustainable Development Council, as well as other key stakeholders in the government and civil society, are also involved in the process of creating climate change-related policies.
National Focal Points for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change:
UNFCCC National Focal Point: Teodora Obradovic Grncarovska, State Adviser on Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
UNFCCC National Gender and Climate Change Focal Point: Elena Grozdanova, Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
International institutions and donors providing financial and technical support for the reporting process:
Call for Action to strengthen respect for international humanitarian law and principled humanitarian action;
Paris Call for trust and security in the cyberspace;
International Partnership for information and Democracy;
Joint Position on Climate and Security;
Declaration by the Alliance for Multilateralism on Lethal Autonomous Weapons System (LAWS);
Gender at the Center Initiative Putting gender equality at the center of education sector planning.
Although the Republic of North Macedonia is a non-Annex I country, it is also a candidate member state to the EU; therefore, it has to adhere to EU Climate and Energy policies which assume the obligations of the UNFCCC Annex I countries.
The country is also Contracting Party of the Energy Community, which is rapidly advancing the implementation of EU regulations for monitoring, reporting and verifying greenhouse gases and taking steps to tackle the climate crisis.