Cuba is taking concrete measures to reverse the damage done to the global ecosystem

The official is participating in the special session of the 40th Anniversary of the Forum of Environment Ministers in Latin America and the Caribbean, which opened Thursday at the Marriott Hotel, in the neighboring province of Heredia, and which will conclude tomorrow.

Taboada told Prensa Latina that Cuba maintains its position in contributing to the strengthening of regional offices, giving them greater financial and technological resources.

He also continued, we call for the strengthening of the Latin American and Caribbean Initiative for Sustainable Development (ILAC) with regard to the sustainable use and development of biodiversity and the increased use of renewable energy sources in order to achieve control and protection. from our natural resources.

“Cuba intends to maintain an active advocacy of the need to define concrete, comprehensive, effective and, above all, measures of regional and global scope, as we all go in the same direction to reverse the damage that Mother Nature has done to our ecosystems and our populations.”

For the Cuban deputy minister, this goal will require the application of science and innovation, in many efforts, including financial and technological ones.

The Cuban delegation to the event also consists of Ernesto Placencia, Citma’s international relations specialist.

In this forum – which is currently promoting solutions to important regional challenges – participating delegates seek to strengthen regional cooperation in the face of the triple-planet crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.

The two-day meeting, which will be held in a mixed manner – virtual and in person – will be a space to discuss the future and role of this regional political space, within the framework of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme. (United Nations Environment Programme), which is the secretariat of the Forum from its regional office in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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According to the agenda, attendees will address ways to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals in the context of post-Covid-19 economic and social recovery, and will discuss how to strengthen alliances and finance environmental action.

The participants hope to make important decisions regarding agreement on environmental policies for the region, as well as to review regional perspectives to contribute to the resumed session of the Fifth United Nations Environment Assembly, which will take place from 28 February to 2 March 2022 in Nairobi. , Kenya.

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