Brazil

Decrees 10.145/2019 and 10.845/2021 on the Interministerial Committee on Climate Change and Green Growth

Executive
Decree
Passed in 2019
Article 1 of decree 10.145 states that the Interministerial Committee on Climate Change (CIM), of a permanent nature, has the purpose of establishing guidelines, articulating and coordinating the implementation of the country's public actions and policies related to climate change.

Decree 10.845 institutes the Interministerial Committee on Climate Change and Green Growth (CIMV) whose purpose is similar to CIM, its predecessor. The decree states that public policies, development plans and government programs of the federal executive branch will be made compatible with the guidelines and recommendations established in the CIMV resolutions. The CIMV will be consulted on a wide range of matters related to climate change and sustainable development, especially regarding executive projects.

The CIMV's attributions are as following: 
I - define the guidelines for the action of the Brazilian Government in policies related to climate change, including the performance of the Brazilian Government in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - UNFCCC, promulgated by Decree No. 2,652, of July 1, 1998, and related instruments;
II - coordinate and guide the policies of federal agencies that have an impact, directly or indirectly, on national emissions and absorption of greenhouse gases and on the country's capacity to adapt to the effects of climate change, safeguarding its competences;
III - deliberate on the Country's strategies for the elaboration, implementation, financing, monitoring, evaluation and updating of policies, plans and actions related to climate change, among which the successive Nationally Determined Contributions - NDC of Brazil, under the Paris Agreement, promulgated by Decree No. 9,073 of June 5, 2017, and its updates;
IV - monitor the execution of the NDC presented by the country in the context of the Paris Agreement, and of transparency and provision of information activities, in compliance with the decisions of the UNFCCC;
V - propose updates to the National Policy on Climate Change - PNMC;
VI - establish guidelines and prepare proposals for economic and financial mechanisms to be adopted to enable the implementation of strategies that are part of the policies related to climate change, in order to promote the efficiency and effectiveness of the application of resources and maximise the benefits and results of policy;
VII - promote coherence between the PNMC and actions, measures and policies that have an impact, directly or indirectly, on national emissions and absorption of greenhouse gases and on the country's capacity to adapt to the effects of climate change;
VIII - disseminate policies, plans and actions related to climate change, including the successive NDC do Brazil in Brazilian society;
IX - establish the specific guidelines of the National Green Growth Program, established by Decree No. 10,846, of October 25, 2021, in addition to the preparation and governance of the actions necessary for its implementation; and
X - edit complementary rules for detailing, implementing and monitoring the actions carried out under the National Green Growth Program.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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