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EUROCLIMA+ projects in Uruguay

Drought information system

Design and initial implementation of a drought information system (monitoring, prediction, preparation and mitigation of impacts) for southern South America - SISA

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Uruguay: electric urban mobility

Title: Promotion of Electric Urban Mobility in Uruguay

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Urban water component

Operational monitoring and warning system for water resource quantity and quality

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Projects financed by EUROCLIMA+ are executed with support from:

Climate governance actions in Uruguay

  • Development of a National System for the registration and quantification of adverse climate change impacts in Uruguay.
  • Support for decision-makers and legislators in Latin American countries.
  • Monitoring and progress in the implementation of the NDCs (action in the 18 countries).
  • Support for dialogue among head climate change negotiators in Latin America and the Caribbean (action in the 18 countries).
  • Support for dialogue among head climate change negotiators on agricultural issues in Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay).
  • Monitoring and evaluation of progress in the implementation of mitigation and adaptation measures under the framework of the National Policy on Climate Change (PNCC).
  • Strengthening monitoring and evaluation systems for climate policies (mitigation and adaptation) under the Transparency Framework of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda (action in the 18 countries).
  • Working group on the harmonisation of adaptation metrics (action in the 18 countries).
  • Regional collaboration on transparency and compliance with nationally determined contributions and capacity building for long-term climate strategies
  • Strengthening the national initiative on private sector involvement in the implementation of NDCs in Uruguay.
  • Dialogue among peers to promote NDC implementation in Latin America (action in the 18 countries).
  • Development of a Community of Practice for private sector involvement in climate policy processes in Latin America (action in the 18 countries).
  • Training on vertical coordination for NDC implementation (action in the 18 countries).
  • Training on methodological tools for the implementation of climate change projects (action in the 18 countries).
  • Methodological reflection on the assignment and review of the NDC and the Dialogue among peers to promote NDC implementation in Latin America (action in the 18 countries).
  • Advisory platform on climate financing for NDC implementation (action in the 18 countries).
  • Monitoring climate financing in Latin America and the Caribbean (action in the 18 countries).
  • Follow-up and monitoring of climate finance flows in Latin America and the Caribbean (action in the 18 countries).
  • Technical document The Economics of Climate Change in Latin America (action in the 18 countries).
  • Mainstreaming the gender perspective in all EUROCLIMA+ activities (action in the 18 countries).
  • Education, training and raising awareness on climate change in Uruguay, under the National Climate Change Policy framework.

Contact information in Uruguay

In each country EUROCLIMA+ works in synergy with officials of the governmental entity in charge of overseeing climate change matters. It also maintains close contact with the European Union delegations of each partner nation.

SEMARNAT

This is a State Secretariat of the Executive Power of Uruguay whose mission is to improve the quality of life of the country’s inhabitants.

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European Union Delegation

The European Union Delegation in Uruguay was established in 1990 and has diplomatic mission status. It is one of more than 140 representations of the EU around the world.

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Links

Here you will find related information and links of interest for Uruguay

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Focal Point

Ignacio Lorenzo
Ignacio LorenzoDirector
Titular Focal Point - Director – Directorate of Climate Change, Ministry of Housing, Territorial Planning and President of the Coordination Group for the National Climate Change and Variability Response System (SNRCC), ilorenzo@mvotma.gub.uy

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