SNAP Factsheet for Peru
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Since the Peruvian government joined the Climate & Clean Air Coalition in 2016, the Ministry of Environment has enhanced capacities towards the mitigation of Short-Lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) emissions. The capacity building process led by the SLCP Unit, created within the General Direction of Environmental Quality, has included not only joint efforts between departments regarding plans and programs that reduce the emission of air pollutants, but also the engagement of other ministries.
The first national inventory on SLCP emissions has been developed (base year 2010) with the participation of several ministries, cooperation agencies, private organizations and academia. This inventory process has included many training activities and technical meetings organized by the SLCP Unit and the Coalition, with the participation of many representatives from ministries, local governments and technical experts.
Governmental engagement has been expressed by including the SLCP agenda in the Multi-sectorial Task Force (GTM) in charge of reviewing national climate commitments for mitigation and adaptation on climate change. Currently, the SLCP Unit is working jointly with the GTM to determine the co-benefits of the Nationally Determined Contributions, as well as to design other SLCP mitigation measures related to key sectors.
The Peruvian planning process is aimed to increase SCLP mitigation measures taken at the national level, as well as SLCP monitoring and evaluation process prepared to monitor action. Those measures are a result of the sustainable increase and strengthening of institutional capacities for SLCP mitigation, the engagement and coordination with key national stakeholders and the increase of knowledge and awareness of SLCP mitigation potential and co-benefits of emission reduction and identification of priority action.
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SNAP Factsheet for Peru
A Spanish language brochure produced by Peru's Ministry of Environment that outlines the Climate and Clean Air Coalition's acitivities, and the benefits of reducing short-lived climate pollutants...