Tagged on: Latin America and the Caribbean

Reports and Books
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017. Wastewater: The Untapped Resource
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, United Nations Development Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Water Assessment Programme

The 2017 World Water Development Report shows that improved wastewater management is as much about reducing pollution at the source, as removing contaminants from wastewater flows, reusing reclaimed water and recovering useful by-products. Together, these four actions generate social, environmental and economic benefits for all society, contributing to overall well-being and health, water and food security, and sustainable development.


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2017
Constitutions, Environment and Human Rights : Practice and Implementation
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, Brazilian Association of Judges (AMB)
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2017
Informe Del Taller Internacional Sobre Oportunidades y Desafíos de los Sistemas Agroalimentarios Sostenibles en América Latina y el Caribe
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Informe del Taller Internacional sobre oportunidades y desafios de los sistemas agroalimentarios sostenibles en America Latina y el Caribe realizado el 6 y 7 de junio de 2017 en Ciudad de Panama, Panama.


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2017
Reunión Regional de Expertos sobre Indicadores de Consumo y Producción Sostenible en el Marco de la Iniciativa de América Latina y el Caribe para el Desarrollo Sostenible (ILAC) y los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)
United Nations Environment Programme, Banco de Desarrollo de America Latina - CAF

Informe final de la Reunión Regional de Expertos sobre Indicadores de Consumo y Producción Sostenible en el Marco de la Iniciativa de América Latina y el Caribe para el Desarrollo Sostenible (ILAC) y los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) llevada a cabo el 2 -3 de agosto de 2016 en Ciudad de Panama, Panama.


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2016
Factsheets, Summaries
Benefits of the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife Especially (SPAW, 1990) to the Cartagena Convention (1983)
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme
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2016
Informe de la XX Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe: Segmento Ministerial
United Nations Environment Programme

Informe de la XX Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe Segmento Ministerial


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2016
XX Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe - Anexo II: Decisiones
United Nations Environment Programme

Decisiones XX de la Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe.


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2016
Declaración de Cartagena - XX Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe
United Nations Environment Programme

Declaración de Cartagena del XX Reunión del Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe.


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2016
Declaración de Cartagena
Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean
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2016
Report on Workshop on Environmentally Sound Management of Used Lead Acid Batteries (ULAB)
United Nations Environment Programme

A new multi-stakeholderregional initiative for environmentally responsible management of used lead acid batteries (ULAB) emerged as anoutcome of the Regional Workshop on Environmentally Sound Management (ESM) of these hazardous wastes. This workshop was organized by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)and the Basel Convention Regional Centre for Central America and Mexico (BCRC-CAM)inGuatemala City from 24 to 25 February 2016, with the support of the Guatemalan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Moreover, this new regional initiative has set a goal that by 2020 most ULAB in this sub-region (Central America, Mexico, Dominican Republic and possibly the Caribbean) will be managed in an environmentally responsible manner, without causing harm to health and the environment.


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2016