The National Action Plan for sustainable fisheries of large pelagic species will improve, fisheries; increase the supply of seafood from sustainable sources and ensure the social welfare of people who depend on fishing.
It is crucial to recognize violence against women as an essential element of citizen security: tackling it is a key step to build more cohesive and peaceful societies. Addressing general societal violence with a special focus on violence against women must be at the foundation of comprehensive public policies on citizen security, aiming to eradicate all types of violence.
With the third largest prison population in the world, Brazil has almost two prisoners for every vacancy in the penitentiary system, which has led the country to recurrent episodes of violence in prisons.
The main jaguar conservation organizations and governments of Latin America designate November 29 as International Jaguar Day
The two-year programme “Development of State Capacities to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Women and Girls”, will work with the governments of Argentina, Ecuador and Peru.
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