VisionLatin America, firmly grounded in its natural and cultural heritage, is leading the construction of a more equitable world that acknowledges the boundaries of Nature, to overcome the threat of climate change and construct new ways of living on this planet.
MissionGenerate answers, from and for Latin America, for the global problem of climate change.
ObjectiveContribute to ensuring that addressing climate change and its effects will be a top-priority for political, environmental, social and economic decision-making, at multiple levels, in both the public and private sector.
Unifying Element of the PlatformThe common thrust unifying the strategic action guidelines of the LAPC is contributing to the design, implementation and oversight of public policies on climate change on this continent, at the national or subnational level.
Members of the LAPC:
- Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN) – Argentina
- ECOcom – Bolivia
- Fundación NATURA – Bolivia
- Observatorio del Clima – Brasil
- Sociedade de Pesquisa Em Vida Selvagem e Educação Ambiental – Brazil
- Fundação Getulio Vargas – Brazil
- Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM) – Brazil
- SustentaRSE - Chile
- Alianzas para la Sostenibilidad (ALISOS) – Colombia
- Universidad de los Andes – Colombia
- Foro Nacional Ambiental – Colombia
- Fundación Gaia Amazonas – Colombia
- Asociación Empresarial para el desarrollo (AED) – Costa Rica
- Fundación Moisés Bertoni – Paraguay
- Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SPDA) – Peru
- Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental (IDEA) – Paraguay
- Centro Uruguayo de Tecnologías Apropiadas (CEUTA) – Uruguay
- Cultura Ambiental - Uruguay
- AVINA – Argentina
- Sistema B - Regional
- Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano – Executive Secretariat of the Latin American Platform on Climate – Ecuador
LAPC’s unique approach
- A global stakeholder, with a Latin American identity and positioning.
- Latin American members and partner institutions.
- Plural, multi-regional, leadership-focused integration.
- Facilitates, catalyzes and coordinates collective Latin American processes and initiatives, on a continental scope.
- Public policies as the unifying element.
The LAPC is pursuing the following Strategic Action Guidelines
- Promote and facilitate dialogue, coordinating Latin American and global initiatives to build social capital and catalyze consensus-based, duly informed responses to climate change in Latin America.
- Generate and gather knowledge, in terms of the Latin American reality, to generate public policies on climate change at the local, national, regional and global level.
- Advocate for the generation and implementation of public policies on climate change, installing Latin American proposals at the local, national, and international level.
- Generate innovative collective proposals from Latin America with regional relevance.
- Spread messages before the public eye on possible transformations and impacts.
The LAPC BlogThe Platform is working to exchange Latin American perspectives, generate debate and receive opinions on these issues with every stakeholder in society. Our blog is regularly updated with the latest and most important issues discussed in the international climate negotiations and presents ongoing analyses regarding climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean by Platform members and guest experts.
This website was co-founded by the Latin American Platform on Climate and Brown University’s Climate and Development Lab in 2010.