Member States

Colombia

Colombia

Colombia is a country located in Latin America with rainforests and desert areas.

Climate Change Policies

Reduce GHG emissions by 27% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy industries, manufacturing industries, transport, and other.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Promoting and improving the adaptive capacity of communities, especially through community based adaptation actions, and restoring the natural ecology system to respond to climate change;

2) Implementing management measures for protected areas to adapt to climate change;

3) Strengthening early warning systems and climate information dissemination;

4) Developing and rehabilitating the flood protection dykes for agricultural and urban development + 6 other highlighted priorities.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Promoting and improving the adaptive capacity of communities, especially through community based adaptation actions, and restoring the natural ecology system to respond to climate change;

2) Implementing management measures for protected areas to adapt to climate change;

3) Strengthening early warning systems and climate information dissemination;

4) Developing and rehabilitating the flood protection dykes for agricultural and urban development + 6 other highlighted priorities.

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Year of joining the CVF

2016

Capital

Bogotá

Year of national independence

1810

Website Links

UNFCCC Focal Points

Mr. Miguel Felipe Castiblanco Monsalve

First Secretary

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

miguel.castiblanco@cancilleria.gov.co

Ms. Faryde Carlier González

Director for Economics, Social and Environmental Affairs

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

faryde.carlier@cancilleria.gov.co

Ms. Sofia Vargas Lozada

Ms. Paula Sanmiguel

Head Office for Environmental Affairs

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

paula.sanmiguel@cancilleria.gov.co

National Focal Points

News from Colombia

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