Decree 6.263/2007, establishing the Inter-ministerial Committee on Climate Change (ICCC)
This Decree created the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change (CIM) which was given the function of preparing the National Policy on Climate Change and the National Climate Change Plan. CIM is co-ordinated by the Office of the President of the Republic, and consists of seventeen federal bodies and the FBMC. The federal bodies that belong to it are the Ministries of: Agriculture and Supply, Science and Technology, Defence, Education, Finance, National Integration, Health, Cities, External Relations, Mines and Energy, Agrarian Development, Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Environment, Planning, the Budget and Planning, Transport, and the Strategic Issues Secretary of the Presidency of the Republic.
The responsibility for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the National Plan on Climate Change was assigned to the Executive Group on Climate Change (GEx), under the auspices of CIM, which is co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment. Alongside the consultations within the government itself, the Decree created public consultation processes with the aim of guaranteeing transparency in the Plan preparation process and popular participation through the contributions of interested agents.