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Malta Environment and Planning Authority

Description:

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is the national agency responsible for land use planning and environmental regulation in Malta. Established under the mandate of the Environment Protection Act (2001) and the Development Planning Act (1992) of the Laws of Malta, MEPA is also responsible for the implementation of around 200 Directives, Decisions and Regulations under the EU Environmental Acquis. The Malta Environment and Planning Authority is currently responsible for the implementation of a number of climate change measures in Malta emerging from the EU’s environmental acquis and the corresponding international obligations resulting from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. MEPA is not responsible for the development and implementation of national Climate Change Policy in Malta. The information provided within the website is dedicated to provide up-to-date information on MEPA’s functions related to Climate Change according to its dossier. Such functions pertain to monitoring of GHG emissions , administering the Emissions Trading Scheme, acting as Designated National Authority for CDM and providing guidance on adaptation measures.

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Websites:
Source:
Malta Environment and Planning Authority

Keywords

Environment and Planning, Malta, authority

Climate impacts

Elements

Adaptation Plans and Strategies

Sectors

Geographic characterisation

National

Countries:
MT

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