EVENTS

 
                                                            

OAS-UNEP INFORMAL DIALOGUE ON THE POSSIBLE ESTABLISHMENT OF A
WORKING GROUP ON TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT FOR
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
 

QUITO, ECUADOR, 18 NOVEMBER 2005

Background:

 
This informal dialogue hosted by UNEP and the OAS considered  the possible establishment of a Working Group on Trade and Environment for Latin America and the Caribbean. Such a Working Group could provide a forum for stakeholders, such as governments, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector in the region to discuss capacity-building needs, exchange experiences and develop responses to regional challenges. It was structured in four informal sessions and participants where divided in groups to address the questions in the annotated agenda.

9:00 -9:15 Welcome and opening remarks

 
United Nations Environment Programme

Organization of American States

   

9:15 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. Discussion of needs and identification of priorities for the region

 

 

This session focused on the main capacity building needs and priorities related to trade and environment for the region

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11:00 A. M. a 12:30 M. Brief overview of current capacity-building activities in the region

  This session provided an opportunity for capacity-building providers to briefly discuss their current activities in the region
   

14:00 -15:30 Potential Working Group objectives and activities

  This session  discussed  the possible establishment, objectives and activities of a regional Working Group
 

15:45 -17:15 Next steps

  This session aimed at identifying  next steps to be taken with respect to the possible establishment of the Working Group

17:15 -17:45 Final remarks

   

Documents

Participant List , Annotated Agenda, Concept Note Meeting Report Table of Capacity Building Activities

 

 

 

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