Presidential Order 10/12 which creates the National Committee on Climate Change and Biodiversity
This Presidential Order creates the National Committee on Climate Change and Biodiversity. It creates it as an inter-ministerial Committee, establishing its duties and responsibilities. The Committee is responsible for harmonising the programmes and policies for the implementation of the National Climate Change and Biodiversity Strategies; creating the necessary conditions for the implementation of the National Climate Change Plan; creating a national plan for investments integrating issues related to climate change, biodiversity and desertification; and creating centres of excellence to carry out research on natural disasters and systematic observation and investigation of climate (Article 2). The Presidential Order also establishes that every trimester the Co-ordinator of the Committee shall present to the Minister of the Environment a detailed report regarding the activities undertaken by the Committee.