EUROCLIMA+

EUROCLIMA+ is the European Union’s flagship regional cooperation programme, promoting environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient development in 18 Latin American countries, particularly for the benefit of the most vulnerable populations. Its objective is to reduce the impact of climate change and its effects in Latin America by promoting mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience, and investment.

In addition to focusing on urban mobility, EUROCLIMA+ works in several different sectors, including climate governance, renewable energy and energy efficiency, and disaster risk management and reduction.

SLOCAT provides advocacy messaging and technical support to countries and other stakeholders in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, towards building a pathway towards sustainable, low carbon transport by supporting the transformation of urban mobility.

Organise targeted outreach and capacity-building to regional policymakers.

Facilitate dialogues to increase attention to urban mobility in national climate discussions.

Provide support to increase urban mobility ambition in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of the Paris Agreement.

Highlight regional mobility work in global climate and transport activities.

Conduct regional-level analysis of sustainable transport issues.

Activities

  • Deployment of the Transport in Nationally Determined Contributions Campaign in Spanish and contribution to establish the NDC Channel in the Community of Practice of transport stakeholders in the region.
  • Organisation of Transport in NDCs Workshop in Bogotá (February 2020) and a virtual regional seminar on Transport in LTS with LEDS-LAC and the Inter-American Development Bank as part of the LEDS-LAC, EUROCLIMA+, IDB, and UNDP Annual Regional Conference on “Climate Action in Times of Crisis.”.
  • Dissemination of regional best practices and innovations in transport decarbonisation.
  • Sharing lessons with the global community at the regional session on urban mobility featured at the UNFCCC Race to Zero Transport Dialogue.
  • Support to EUROCLIMA+ as a convener of En Route to COP26 and co-organisation of a thematic session to explore catalytic actions in sustainable urban mobility