Country: Guatemala



  • Member since: 2015

National Focal Points

Ms. Rita Mishaan Rossell

Ambassador of Environment and Climate Change

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Esmaylin Thomas Daniel Gómez Escobedo

First Secretary of the Sub-Directorate for Multilateral Policy for the UN

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 11.2% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2005)) by 2030 unconditionally and reduce GHG emissions by 22.6% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of forestry, agriculture and transport. Adaptation: Priority sectors: 1) Health; 2) Coastal marine zones; 3) Agriculture, livestock and food security; 4) Forest resources and protected areas + 6 other highlighted priority sectors.

Population (2015)

16.3 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

1.649 million megatonnes

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases

Climate Vulnerability Level


Climate Vulnerability Level

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

6,079.9 (37.3 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

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