ECLAC Approves the Examination of Socio-Economic Implications of Climate Change as a Priority
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13 June 2008: The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) held its thirty-second session from 9-13 June 2008, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Among the thirteen approved resolutions were a number of elements related to climate change.

In the resolutions, delegates from 39 participating countries decided to: schedule an international seminar on […]

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13 June 2008: The Economic Commission for Latin America
and the Caribbean (ECLAC) held its thirty-second session from 9-13 June 2008,
in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Among the thirteen approved resolutions
were a number of elements related to climate change.

In the resolutions, delegates from 39 participating
countries decided to: schedule an international seminar on climate change and
follow-up in Latin America and the Caribbean, to be held in Santiago, Chile, on
a date to be determined in 2008 (ECLAC resolution 602(XXX); and adopt
priorities and a programme of work for ECLAC for the 2010-2011 biennium,
including among other priorities “[…] the refinement of sustainable development
policies and an examination of the socio-economic implications of climate
change, the strengthening of public management, and the improvement and
consolidation of institutions relating to the management of global issues at
the regional level…” (ECLAC Resolution 635(XXXII). [Meeting
website
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