• Maldives releases the National Communication report on Climate Change

    27 October 2016 : 12:44

    Maldives releases its Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It was released by Minister of Environment and Energy, Honourable Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim. The main objective of National Communication reports is to provide comprehensive information on the work and commitment of Maldives to address climate change and its adverse effects. Maldives submitted its First National Communication to the UNFCCC in 2001. Second National Communications (SNC) builds on the measures and policies undertaken during the development of ...readmore

  • HCFC Phase-out training held for customs officers

    25 October 2016 : 18:04

    A training programme was conducted by Maldives Customs service in collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Energy today. The one day training programme for enforcement officers was held as part of the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan of the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone layer. The workshop highlighted the implementation policy of the Montreal Protocol in the Maldives and procedures for controlling and monitoring imports of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). Along with classifying ODS and role of enforcement officers ...readmore

  • Training of Trainers on Communication and Integrated Water Resources Management held

    24 October 2016 : 17:37

    Training of Trainers on Communication and Integrated Water Resources Management was held from 23-24 October 2016 at Mookai Hotel. Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) has been recognized as one of the most appropriate option for managing the finite water resources in small islands. Therefore, in this workshop emphasis was put on the need to mainstream IWRM principles at local levels. The concept of IWRM is based on cross-sectoral coordination to manage water resources, as opposed to the traditional sectoral approach. It ...readmore

Quick Updates

31 December 2015 : 12:42

Waste Management functions of Male’ Region handed over to Waste Management Corporation.

19 October 2014 : 10:51

Ceremony to launch Energy Day activities will be held today at the Ministry.


Past Events

SACOSAN VII Inter Country Working Group Meeting attended by delegates from SAARC countries held from 18 -19 Oct 2016

19 October 2016 : 11:08

SACOSAN VII Inter Country Working Group (ICWG) meeting has been held in Male’ at Central Hotel from 18 -19 October 2016. The two day regional meeting was officially inaugurated by Minister of State for Environment, ...readmore

Parties to the Montreal Protocol agree on the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs

15 October 2016 : 17:08

Today, in Kigali the world reached an agreement to amend the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Phase-down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The “Kigali Amendment” to phase-down HFCs is the single largest contribution the world has made towards keeping the global temperature rise "well below" 2 degrees Celsius, a target agreed at the Paris climate conference last year. HFCs ...readmore

Sewerage works inaugurated in Gnaviyani Fuvahmulah City

09 October 2016 : 9:27

Sewerage works was inaugurated in Gnaviyani Fuvahmulah City by the President of Maldives, His Excellency Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom at a ceremony held in Fuvahmulah city. Under this project, two pump stations, 20 km vacuum ...readmore



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Maldives Climate Change Policy Framework, Documentary video – 10 August 2015


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