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Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Conference

Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Conference

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About Join us on Saturday April 7, 2018 for the third Yale Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

SDLAC will be hosted at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and live-streamed for those unable to travel!
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Description The Second Annual ‘Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Addressing Gaps and Working toward Implementation’ will be held on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). The conference, now in its second year, engages in addressing the opportunities and challenges of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

This conference is aimed at providing Yale students, and members of the wider community, with an opportunity to engage in a global discussion that has local effects. Hosted by F&ES and Jackson students , the three themes that will be the focus of our discussion will be Climate Change and the Environment – Adaptation, Building Resilience to Climate Change and Reducing Vulnerabilities, Peace as a tool for Development, and Bridging Gaps and Breaking Down Institutional Silos for Sustainable Development. Our participants will come from UNDP, Humboldt Institute Colombia, International Institute for Peace, Organization of American States, Inter-American Development Bank, the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management, representing more than 8 Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Please join us on Friday, March 31st 2017 from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm to engage in a platform for mutual learning and exchange of experiences, as well as an opportunity to meet with people and organizations actively engaged in supporting sustainable development in the region.

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