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Sustainable development 20 years from the Earth Summit. Progress, gaps and strategic guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean

Sustainable development 20 years from the Earth Summit. Progress, gaps and strategic guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). February 2012
  • This publication describes the progress made and the gaps that remain in implementing global commitments on sustainable development since 1992. Based on the deficiencies that persist and the challenges that continue to arise, it proposes guidelines for moving towards sustainable development. The water issue is addressed all along the report, especially in Chapter II where the issue of water resource management is considered and in Chapter IV which addresses the issue of freshwater resources and water management in the context of sustainable development.
  • Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Main themes: Desertification, Development cooperation, Disasters, Drought, Economic impact, Energy, Environment, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Investments, Islands, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Participation, Poverty, Sustainable development, Water management
  • Main target audience: Civil society, Decision makers, Governments, Local governments, Policy makers, Political leaders, Private sector, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Guidelines, Performance report
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