Mexico City, October 7. The European Union Delegation in Mexico, together with the Secretariat for the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT)

held a workshop on 4 October to present the progress of the EUROCLIMA+ Programme in Mexico, with the aim of establishing a permanent dialogue and coordination mechanism that allows developing synergies and common contributions for various ongoing and future EUROCLIMA+ initiatives with Mexico's climate policies.

In Mexico, the EUROCLIMA+ programme is implementing a total of 10 initiatives including 5 thematic projects and 5 regional actions in the sectors of urban mobility, forests and energy, as well as several actions in support of policies such as the involvement of the private sector in climate policies.

The purpose of this workshop was to present EUROCLIMA+ interventions in the country, in order to open and promote a space for exchange between project representatives, their beneficiaries, government authorities, as well as other national entities in addition to the Programme’s implementing agencies and representatives of European Union Member States.

The event had the participation of different federal government entities, such as: the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC), ), the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), the Secretariat of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development (SEDATU), the National Commission for Efficient Energy Use (CONUEE), the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO), the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (CONANP), representatives of the States of Puebla, Oaxaca and Sonora, and the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, as well as the NGO Pronatura México, the company Carbon Trust, the Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Local Government Associations (FLACMA), the Secretariat of Mobility of Mexico City (SEMOVI) together with representatives of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, the French Development Agency, Expertise France and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ)

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EUROCLIMAplus

EUROCLIMA+ is a programme financed by the European Union, aimed at supporting the implementation of the commitments of the Paris Agreement, especially the 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 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 (ECLAC), the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Expertise France (EF), the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP), and UN Environment.

The Programme currently finances a total of 60 projects in the areas of urban mobility; 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 country demands in specific areas, always oriented toward the achievement of NDCs.

The new phase of the Programme will direct new resources towards the implementation of national and regional actions, based on direct dialogues with the countries participating in the Programme. A more in-depth dialogue with countries regarding NDCs, climate policies and their implementation is envisioned, in coherence with the Programme's ongoing activities.