Guatemala

JOINED PAGE in 2018

CONTEXT

In recent years, PAGE partner agencies have provided diverse forms of support for green economy action, including assisting in the development of the Environmental Economy Strategy, a policy toolbox to help achieve national climate change and natural resources objectives.

Against this backdrop, an initial mission to Guatemala took place in September 2018, where PAGE met with national counterparts to set the objectives and parameters for its work in the country. Capitalizing on this opportunity, PAGE was also presented to Members of Parliament, regional authorities, the private sector and academia.

To begin its engagement, PAGE has:
• Began consultations with the Ministry of Public Finance
• Engaged with the UN Resident Coordinator as well as SIDA and GIZ

PATHWAYS TO IMPACT

  • Help operationalize the National Development Plan K’ATUN, Nuestra Guatemala 2032
  • Support Guatemala in realizing its international commitments to the SDGs and NDCs
  • Develop a public investment strategy for climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Support policy reform around greenhouse gas emissions, solid waste, water, renewable energy, energy efficiency and tourism