Members States

Guatemala

Guatemala, a Central American country south of Mexico, is home to volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. The capital, Guatemala City, features the stately National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Antigua, west of the capital, contains preserved Spanish colonial buildings. Lake Atitlán, formed in a massive volcanic crater, is surrounded by coffee fields and villages.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Ciudad de Guatemala

Population (2015)

17,581,476

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$3846.7

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

1.746 tons

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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

H.E. Mr. Mario Roberto Rojas Espino

MINISTER

Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN)

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 Sectors:

1) Health;

2) Coastal marine zones;

3) Agriculture, livestock and food security;

4) Forest resources and protected areas + 6 other highlighted priority sectors.

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.

News from Guatemala

Not available.