Country Updates (April 2019)

ArgentinaParticipative Planning Workshop to identify key outcomes for a Inclusive Green Economy Strategy in Argentina was organised

Brazil Mato GrossoPAGE Steering Committe decided that the municipality where a pilot project of the Participative Municipal Development Master Plans will be executed will be in the region of the Spring Pantanal Complex.

ChinaPAGE and its partner, the Policy Research Center of Environment and Economy (PRCEE) of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), organized an international seminar on Green Industrial Parks to exemplify good practices and lessons learnt from Jiangsu province. The event featured the official launch of two PAGE reports - Green Transformation of Industrial Parks in China’s Jiangsu Province: A Synthesis Report and Measuring the Green Industry Progress of 18 Provinces in China - offering respectively a micro and macro perspective on the role of green policy instruments in China’s economic transition and the green transformation of industrial parks in China. 

Kyrgyz RepublicPresident of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Zheenbekov signed a Decree “On the Foreign Policy Concept of the Kyrgyz Republic” and an updated Foreign Policy Concept was approved in order to ensure efficiency of foreign policy activities. An updated Concept prioritizes Green Economy development, climate change mitigation and commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals. 

IndonesiaPAGE is supporting the Ministry of National Development Planning in developing a framework for the implementation of the Government's Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI), which will be incorporated into the National Mid-Term Development Plan RPJMN 2020-2024.

UruguayPAGE Uruguay launched Uruguay Circular Award” the first national award for initiatives and projects that are contributing to the country’s transition towards a circular economy. The award will offer visibility and recognition to companies, entrepreneurs, communities and educational institutions whose processes, products or services advance circular economy principles and methods: reduce, reuse, repair and recycle.