PAGE was officially launched in Uruguay by the government at the Ministerial Reception of the third Regional Exchange and Practitioners Dialogue Forum in April 2017.

To kickstart programme work, PAGE:

  • participated in the First Forum on Circular Economy in Latin America
  • established an  interministeral committee has been established
  • held an initial consultation workshop.

PAGE’s work in Uruguay will build upon:

  • an existing analysis of green economy opportunities and challenges, and
  • the ongoing work of PAGE action partner PEI.

Opportunities for Green Economy Action in Uruguay

  • Development of green growth scenarios for strategic economic sectors
  • Implementation of a strategy for waste management
  • Green entrepreneurship programme development
  • Greening of value chains, including analysis of climate change implications
  • Individual and institutional capacity building