Latin America and the Caribbean

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The objective of Argentina’s current NDC is to reduce emissions and improve resilience to climate change in the context of development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Chile’s first NDC wasis to reduce CO2 emissions per gross domestic product (GDP) unit by up to 30-45% below 2007 levels by 2030. In addition, Chile has committed to sustainable development and the recovery of 100,000 hectares of forest land, mainly native, which will reduce carbon emissions by an annual equivalent of around 600,000 of CO2 as of 2030.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Colombia’s NDC is to move the country toward a low-carbon economy and carbon neutrality. It also seeks to increase Colombia’s resilience as a country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Costa Rica´s NDC is to focus its climate change actions on increasing society’s resilience to the impact of climate change and strengthening the country’s capacity for low-emission development in the long-term.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Ecuador’s INDC defines policies, actions and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and increase resilience and decrease vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change in priority mitigation and adaptation sectors.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Guatemala’s NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual and reduce the country's vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Paraguay’ first NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual (BAU) and reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Peru’s NDC is to implement mitigation and adaptation measures based on national circumstances and capacities and in line with national goals for economic development and poverty reduction

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Trinidad and Tobago’s NDC is to achieve a reduction objective in overall emissions from three target sectors - power generation, transportation and industry - by 15% by 2030 from business-as-usual (BAU), which is based on its Carbon Reduction Strategy.

Posted on August 19, 2020

The latest

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IRENA in conjunction with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and UK COP26 are hosting the webinar “Advancing the Energy Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” as a forum for regional discussion on raising the ambition of the national climate pledges in the lead up to COP26, through enhanced NDCs, and exploring in particular the key role this plays in LAC countries’ energy transitions and economic…

Posted on December 9, 2020

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This report estimates the private sector investment potential for delivering NDC sectoral targets for the agriculture sector in Paraguay through assessments of the NDC targets, the enabling environment, the current market and Paraguay’s investment potential.

Posted on December 8, 2020

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Monitoring climate adaptation in Guatemala’s marine coastal zones – for the benefit of people and planet

Posted on December 4, 2020

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Este documento describe la metodología del proceso participativo para la formulación de las Contribuciones Determinadas a nivel nacional (NDC, por sus siglas en inglés) de Ecuador. Se ha realizado con base en el proceso implementado para la formulación de la Primera NDC de Ecuador entre el 2018 y 2019.

Posted on November 25, 2020

Projects in Mariënburg

The Caribbean Cooperative Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Hub (the MRV Hub) is pioneering a regional approach to transparency reporting.

Posted on November 9, 2020