Members States

Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country in the north of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, the northwest by Panama, the south by Ecuador and Peru, the east by Venezuela, the southeast by Brazil, and the west by the Pacific Ocean.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Bogotá D.C.

Population (2015)

50,339,443

GNI Per Capita (2015)

$6,233.9

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

1.999 tons

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National Focal Points

H.E. Mr. Francisco Javier Echeverri Lara

DEPUTY MINISTER OF MULTILATERAL AFFAIRS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Sra. Adriana Mejía Hernández

VICEMINISTRA DE ASUNTOS MULTILATERALES

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

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.

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.

News from Colombia

Not available.