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Climate action planning in Cartagena, Colombia

Climate action planning in Cartagena, Colombia

Providing definitive responses to deal with the challenge of climate change through concrete strategies and actions to promote sectoral competitiveness in the long term, reduce poverty in the city and the islands and create opportunities for Cartagena's citizens.
Themes
  • Transport
Location

Colombia, Latin America and the Caribbean

Case Summary

Plan 4C: A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena positions Cartagena as the first coastal city in Colombia to have a long term vision and a framework of planning and action to achieve climate compatible development by 2040.

It provides definitive responses with which to deal with the challenge of climate change through concrete strategies and actions to promote sectoral competitiveness in the long term, reduce poverty in the city and the islands and create opportunities for its citizens. The adaptation and mitigation measures proposed in Plan 4C offer the city and its islands an interesting range of possibilities and opportunities for the social and economic development of its population.

Results supported byUNDPWorld Resources InstituteTransparency partnership