- Submitted by: Brazil
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Brazil
- Date of completion: 2008
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
National Plan on Climate Change
Description/achievement of initiativeIn 2008 the President initiated Brazil's National Plan on Climate Change.
The Brazilian National Plan on Climate Change is an important milestone for the integration and harmonization of public policies, following the general guidelines of the National Policy sent to the National Congress in 2008. The Plan is based on the work of the Interministerial Committee on Climate Change and its Executive Group, established in 2007 to fulfill that purpose, in collaboration with other fora and institutions such as the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change, Interministerial Commission on Global Climate Change, the III National Conference on the Environment and the State Fora on Climate Change, and civil society organizations.