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On 5 June, World Environment Day, the country officially launched its National Strategy to replace the consumption of this type of plastic for renewable and water-soluble alternatives: those that biodegrade within six months.
This year's Forum focused on eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world.
The annual SDGs report provides an overview of the world's implementation efforts to date.
In Peru, family producers are blazing a path toward green growth
Strengthening livelihoods and climate-resilient ecosystems in Guatemala
Brazil has approximately 1,4 million hectares of mangrove (“manguezais” in Portuguese). This number leads Brazil to be ranked 2nd (right after Indonesia) in terms of extension of conserved area of this ecosystem in the world.
South American country to receive Green Climate Fund’s first support to UN programme to reduce emissions from deforestation
40% of winners of global prize for local innovative solutions to tackle poverty, environment and climate change challenges are from Latin America and the Caribbean
The first report of the United Nations Multipartner Trust Fund for the Post-Conflict reveals results to improve institutional capacities and territorial development
The epidemic will have a long-term impact, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, and could contribute to widening inequalities in the region.
A quarter-century of impressive human development gains in Latin America and the Caribbean masks slow and uneven progress for certain disadvantaged groups.