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The 6th edition of the Green Latin America Awards took place on 25 August 2019 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Launched in 2013, the Awards aim to energize the green economy of the Region: Latin America has the 23% of tropical forests, 31% of water resources and 70% of the planet's biodiversity....Read more

By Matilde Mordt, UNDP Resident Representative Ecuador

From August 21 to 24, the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador was the environmental capital of Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 2013 the Latin American Green Awards, have taken place here. This initiative recognizes the best sustainable development projects in the region and...Read more

By Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UN Environment

The Amazon rainforest, this wonder of nature sprawling across nine countries in Latin America, holds a special place on this planet.

Faced with stark climate and biodiversity crises, we cannot afford more damage to it – or to human health from the haze that hangs...Read more

New York, July 2019 - PAGE was cited as a key delivery mechanism of the Sustainable Development Goals in multiple voluntary national reviews (VNRs) submitted by Member States at the high-level political forum held at the UN Headquarters in July. The VNRs of PAGE's member countries--Uruguay, Mauritius, and Guyana, among...Read more

Ouagadougou, 8 July 2019 - Burkina Faso adopted the National Strategy on Green Economy (NSGE) last month, marking a major milestone in the country’s inclusive green economy transition. The Strategy promotes the creation, development and consolidation of a critical mass of competitive, sustainable, value-adding industries and decent jobs providers, primarily in the...Read more

Kyrgyzstan Green Economy Week 2019:
"Green Economy - Strong Regions - Sustainable Development of the country"
11-17 November 2019 - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic