The new EU regional programme for Latin America & the Caribbean - NGO recommendations

Posted on 08 June 2021

Recommendations submitted by global environmental organisations with offices and partners in the Latin American and Caribbean region, to the EU consultation on the new regional programme for the Latin America and Caribbean
In response to the EU consultation on the new regional multi-annual indicative programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, this paper lays out the recommendations of WWF, Conservation International, Traffic, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Observatorio Pantanal and Wetlands International for the environment, biodiversity and climate regional initiatives in the EU Latin America and the Caribbean regional Multi-annual Indicative Plan (MIP) for the period 2021 - 2027 with the objective to deliver on the ambitions of the European Green Deal in the NDICI - Global Europe.

The recommendations in this paper seek to assist the EU in its consultation processes with Civil Society Organizations, highlighting key opportunities for the EU to support actions that halt and reverse the loss of nature while promoting sustainable development across the LAC region.


A second paper was prepared by WWF Amazon regional office and contains recommendations on the proposed Team Europe Initiative for the Amazon region, covering recommendations on integrating sustainable development with biodiversity and climate action across the region and reinforcing the Leticia Pact, an agreement of seven Amazonian countries signed in 2019  intended to protect the rainforest by expanding regional cooperation.
San Jorge Forest Reserve, Argentina
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