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Montevideo, July 22nd 2019 - 05:39 UTC

Tag: Latin America and Caribbean climate week

  • Tuesday, May 21st 2019 - 12:36 UTC

    Brazil changes mind and will host the UN regional Climate Week in Salvador next August

    In a statement, the ministry said it had changed its mind about cancelling the event after talks with the mayor of Salvador Antonio Carlos Magalhães Neto.

    Under pressure from a key political ally, Brazil’s ministry of environment said it will now host the United Nations' Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week in Salvador in August. In a statement published on Sunday, the ministry said it had changed its mind about cancelling the event after talks with the mayor of Salvador Antonio Carlos Magalhães Neto.

  • Wednesday, May 15th 2019 - 09:55 UTC

    Brazil withdraws from hosting a Latin America climate conference next August

    “We do not accept hosting the event because it is an action in the run-up to Cop25,”  Brazil’s environment minister Ricardo Salles told daily O'Globo

    Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations. Initially set to take place from 19 to 23 August in Salvador, the event is part of a series of regional summits to encourage dialogue between governments and civil society, in support of national climate pledges.