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NDC Peru: support to the implementation of the National Climate Change Strategy

As of: August 2020

Objective and activities

The Peruvian Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) coordinates the technical and political implementation of the NDC, which is aimed at an emission reduction of 20% and goals for increasing the adaptation capacities. The project strengthens the coordinating role of the MINAM and the specific NDC implementation in the energy and forestry sectors. Thanks to the support of the project, institutional structures for a far-sighted implementation of NDCs at national and sub-national levels will be created and mitigation and adaptation measures will be integrated into strategies, regulations and operational processes. The project also helps to establish a comprehensive monitoring system, and improved policy processes ensure the sustainable implementation of the NDC, particularly in terms of Peru’s OECD accession process. Project experiences will also be shared in international NDC forums. In this way, a major contribution will be made to Peru’s effort to increase its NDC ambitions, which is coupled to international financing.
Predecessor project(s)
Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPA)

State of implementation/results

  • Support of the Ministry of the Environment in its coordinating role in NDC implementation.
  • In August 2019 comprehensive consultation process on the rules of the National Climate Change Framework Act were successfully completed after seven months and 14 workshops. More than 1,000 delegates (60% women) of the seven national organizations of indigenous peoples took part in the consultation.
  • The law was passed in December 2019.

Project data


Implementing organisation:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Environment (MINAM) - Peru
  • Ministry of Environment (MINAM) - Peru

BMU grant:
6.400.000,00 €

01/2019  till  02/2024

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