Paola Vasconi Reca

Climate Governance Adviser, EUROCLIMA+ Programme

San José, Costa Rica, August 31, 2018. Moving forward with the effective implementation of climate commitments (NDCs) and compliance with the Paris Agreement, requires national frameworks that contemplate the roles and functions of all levels of government. On this path, it is essential to integrate the subnational levels in national climate policies, while giving them the possibility of contributing to policy development and the multi-level country governance process.

San José, Costa Rica, August 29. The European Union, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the Municipal Development Institute (IFAM) expressed their support for the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in Latin America and the Caribbean, at the workshop that began on Tuesday for national coordinators in San José, which will end on Friday.