CCIDS/CIDI/RES. 3 (III-O/02)
THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTER–AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT (CIDS/CIDI)
RECALLING the Plan of Action of the Santa Cruz Summit (1996), in which the Heads of State and Government made a commitment to cooperate in the establishment of a hemispheric network of officials and experts in environmental law, enforcement, and compliance in coordination with the OAS to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences and to provide a focal point, as appropriate, for carrying out cooperative efforts to strengthen laws, regulations, and implementation, as well as training in these areas for those states seeking such assistance, taking into account the studies prepared by the Inter-American Juridical Committee.
RECALLING resolution CIDI/RES. 66 (IV-O/99) urging Member states to cooperate in the establishment of the network;
NOTING document “Inter–American Forum on Environmental Law (FIDA) Progress Report” (CIDI/CIDS/Inf.5/99) and the work carried out by the Unit for Sustainable Development and Environment of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, in cooperation with the Sub-secretariat for Legal Affairs and partner organizations to the FIDA network, throughout the region;