The United Nations Praises Results of Cuba’s Environmental Actions

July 13

Claudio Tomasi UNDPCuba’s efforts and results in the field of the environment were praised on Friday Havana by officials of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Claudio Tomasi, representative of the UNDP on the island, pointed out that Cuba is a reference both at a regional an continental level in the integration of policies and actions related to sustainable development.  (Photo: Claudio Tomasi)

The Cuban program combines the economy with the social and environmental components, pillars of sustainability, underlined Tomasi.  In statements to the press, Tomasi also referred to the joint work of the UNDP and the island’s authorities in the area of the environment for over 20 years now.

Yannick Glemarec, UNDPYannick Glemarec, director of the Office of Multi-donor Funds of the UNDP, highlighted Cuba’s successful results in the mobilization of resources for the development of environmental projects. (Photo: Yannick Glemarec)

The two experts attended the 9th International Convention on the Environment and Sustainable Development that wound u p on Friday at Havana’s Convention Center, which brought together 1,189 delegated from 42 countries.

Source:  Cuban News Agency

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