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Following the enactment of the Law on Air Quality in 2014, Paraguay joined the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to advance its commitment to reducing short-lived climate pollutants. Paraguay has since demonstrated strong mitigation ambition, leading the ratification of a declaration on SLCP mitigation in the Parliamentary Confederation of the Americas (COPA), in pursuit of a regional commitment for action.
Paraguay is represented by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADES), and is involved in the Bricks, Heavy Duty Vehicles, and SNAP Initiatives.
Law 5211 of 2014 "Air Quality": In its Article 12, mentions the SLCPs as substances to be controlled
Resolution 1148 of 2014 the Ministry of Public Works and Communications "Whereby it is regulated the technical Characteristics to be met the new public transportation units in the metropolitan area of Asuncion" Through this resolution, it is requiring that units of public transportation for the metropolitan area of Asuncion should be new and Euro 3
Qualitative or quantitative assessment of the expected benefits of these policies and actions (including on climate, health, air quality, and ecosystem health):
Declaración emitida por el Congreso Nacional Comisión Nacional de Defensa de los Recursos Naturales de Paraguay por la cual se declara de interés nacional la formalización del sector ladrillero...