Public sector entity specialising in environmental matters and natural goods and services of the Public Sector, which is responsible for protecting the natural systems that develop and sustain life in all its manifestations and expressions.

Began its activities in 1997 as a European Commission Delegation after the signing of the Peace Agreements that led to the intensification of cooperation actions between Guatemala and the European Union. As of December 1, 2009, it became the European Union Delegation in Guatemala.