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Signing ceremony of the ASPY 2030 Agreement at COP 13

On Saturday, December 10, the GCF member states of; Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan, signed the Agreement for the Sustainability of the Yucatan Peninsula 2030 (ASPY 2030) at the Conference of the Parties (COP13) on biodiversity. The objective of this agreement is to promote the climate leadership of these states, which make-up the Yucatan Peninsula, at the national and international level.

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Modernizing Public Management in Loreto through the Management of Spatial Data: Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integral Regional Development

The Peruvian regional government of Loreto has been making great strides in in the implementation of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). In recognition of their efforts, Loreto has received several awards including the "Presidency of the Council of Ministers’ Technological Innovation Award " (2015) and the "Good Practice in Public Management Award."

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GCF Governors join with Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, at the 2016 annual meeting of The Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF)

The Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF) held its annual meeting in Guadalajara Mexico Aug 28-Sept 1, 2016. Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, participated in the meeting as a special guest and stressed the importance of subnational action and leadership as a key component of any successful effort to achieve the ambitious targets of the Paris Climate Agreement. 

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Rio Branco Declaration

On August 11, 2014 at the GCF Annual Meeting in Acre, Brazil, GCF Governors from across the world launched the Rio Branco Declaration committing their states and provinces to reducing deforestation by 80% by 2020 with performance-based funding from the international community.

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