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Colombia submitted its updated NDC in 2020. The updated NDC, which covers all emitting sectors, commits to reducing emissions by 51% by 2030 as compared to the business-as-usual scenario. The adaptation component of the updated NDC covers thirty multi-sectoral goals. The country submitted is Long-Term Strategy in 2021. Colombia seeks to be carbon neutral by 2050.  


Timeline of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Document Submissions

Please click on the timeline below to view the documents submitted.

Climate Commitments

Partnership Engagement
  • Membership: member since 2016
  • Governance: Colombia is a current member of the NDC Partnership Steering Committee having served since 2023.  
  • Country Engagement: Since joining the Partnership, Colombia has requested support related to improving the quality and ambition of the NDC, mobilization of financial resources for NDC Investment projects, and LT-LEDS enhancement. With Partnership support, Colombia has developed an NDC Action Plan in 2019 covering energy, transport, and a sustainable economy. In addition, partners have supported various activities, including the development of technical and policy inputs to inform Colombia's green recovery efforts, and the establishment of the Climate Finance Broker Facility designed to connect climate action market opportunities with sources of financing. For further information on the requests submitted by Colombia, including outstanding areas of support, please follow the links in the following section. 

Country Documents

Access the country specific documents relevant to NDC Partnership in‑country work below.

Key Contacts

Focal Point Ministries 

  • Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MESD)
  • National Planning Department (DNP)

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Country Highlights

FAO, UNDP, Uruguay, Colombia & Guatemala

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
United Nations Development Programme
NDC Partnership Pavilion, COP25
Date & Time

05 December 2019

7:00AM Eastern Time (New York)