Global agendas

Paris Agreement [Framework Convention on Climate Change]

The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21), held in Paris in 2015, concluded with the adoption of the Paris Agreement. This agreement has been in force since 2020. Its goal is to hold the global rise in temperature well below 2°C by increasing adaptability to the adverse effects of climate change and promoting climate resilience and low-carbon development.

In order to achieve the agreed targets, the Paris Agreement establishes a reinforced transparency framework aimed at fostering mutual trust and promoting the effective implementation of the Agreement, increasing clarity and facilitating the monitoring of progress.

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

In September 2015, more than 150 Heads of State and Government gathered at the historic United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development contains 17 Global Goals that, since 1 January 2016, have governed the efforts of countries to achieve a sustainable world by 2030.

NDC LAC will analyse the following Sustainable Development Goals:


 

ODS 9ODS 11ODS 13ODS 14

Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

Building on the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development (2002) and the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development: outcome document of the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus (2008), the third International Conference on Financing for Development resulted in a negotiated agreement at the intergovernmental level that must make a significant contribution to and support the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 was adopted at the United Nations World Conference in Sendai, Japan on 18 March 2015. The Sendai Framework is the successor instrument to the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005–2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.

The Sendai Framework presents a number of innovations as called for during the consultations, the most significant shifts being a strong emphasis on disaster risk management as opposed to disaster management, the definition of seven global targets, the reduction of disaster risk as an expected outcome, a goal focused on preventing new risk, reducing existing risk and strengthening resilience, among others.

Timeline of the international regulatory framework for combating climate change