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Peru in the COP


Since 1992 Peru is a member of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and forms part of the Kyoto Protocol since 2002. In its capacity as such, it participates in the international negotiations and strongly supports the multilateral effort for achieving a binding, ambitious and effective result through the search for consensus in the negotiating process.

As a country committed to the sustainable national development within a global context, it promotes an economic low-carbon dynamics and contributes to the global effort of reducing greenhouse effect gases.

The Peruvian territory is highly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change and, therefore, its population too, the production activities and the natural ecosystems. For such reason, its government is fully committed to the effort that must be done for achieving positive results enabling to reduce these threatens and the important incremental costs involved for accelerating and reaching its development goals.

The country’s position is proactive and conciliatory; it seeks bringing positions closer and ensuring compliance with the provisions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.