National Focal Points

Ms. Rosibel Martinez Arriaga

Director of External Cooperation and Resource Mobilization

Secretariat of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mines

Mr. Sergio Adrián Palacios Carcamo


Secretaría de Energía, Recursos Naturales, Ambiente y Minas


National Climate Change Actions

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

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 15% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2012)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, industrial processes, agriculture and waste. Adaptation: Priority sectors: 1) Water resources; 2) Risk management; 3) Agriculture, soils and food security; 4) Forests and biodiversity + 3 other highlighted priority sectors.

Population (2015)

9 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

2.157 tons

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/Disaster Displacement

2.1 million displaced by Hurricane Mitch, flooding and landslides (1998)


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)

4,368 (54.6 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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