Delegation of the European Union to Mexico

European Union presents EUROCLIMA + advances in Mexico

07/10/2019 - 21:34
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Mexico City, 7 of October. The EU Delegation to Mexico jointly with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) of Mexico carried out, on October 4, a workshop presenting the progress of the EUROCLIMA+ Program in Mexico, with the objective to set up a mechanism for permanent dialogue and coordination to develop synergies among the different ongoing EUROCLIMA + initiatives and identify their common contributions to Mexico's climate policies.

In Mexico, the EUROCLIMA+ Program is implementing a total of 10 initiatives which include five thematic projects and five regional actions in the areas of urban mobility, forests and energy sector, as well as various policy support actions such as the involvement of the private sector in climate policies.

This workshop had as objective to present the EUROCLIMA+ interventions in the country with the aim to open and promote an exchange platform among the representatives of the projects, their beneficiaries, government authorities as well as other national authorities in addition to the implementing agencies of the Program and representatives of the member States of the European Union.

At the event participated various entities of the federal government, such as the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC), the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), the Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development (SEDATU), the National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy (CONUEE), the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO), the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), representatives of the States of Puebla, Oaxaca and Sonora, and of the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, as well as the NGO Pronatura México, the company Carbon Trust, the Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations of Local Governments (FLACMA), the Ministry of Mobility of Mexico City (SEMOVI), together with representatives of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, the French Development Agency, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.


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The Delegation of the EU in Mexico · Press and Communication

The EUROCLIMA+ Secretariat·


EUROCLIMA+ is a program funded by the European Union, aimed at supporting the implementation of the Paris Agreement commitments, especially nationally determined contributions (NDCs), in 18 Latin American countries and, thereby, promoting environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient development for the benefit of the most vulnerable populations. EUROCLIMA+ is being implemented through the synergistic work of seven international cooperation agencies:  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID),  French Development Agency (AFD), Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Expertise France (EF), International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP), and UN Environment.

The Program currently finances a total of 60 projects in urban mobility issues; forests, biodiversity and ecosystems, disaster risk reduction, resilient food production, urban water and energy efficiency, distributed in the 18 countries of Latin America. In parallel, EUROCLIMA + is supporting more than 50 actions related to climate governance, strengthening capacities and responding to the demands of countries in specific areas, always oriented towards the achievement of NDCs.


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