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LEDS LAC webinar: The Paris agreement and the development of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Date: Wednesday 20th January 2016
Time: 9.00- 11.00 am (CST/Costa Rica time)
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About the webinar
A product of COP21, the Paris agreement marks a milestone in the global negotiations on climate change, posing a common goal of not exceeding a 2° C increase in average global temperature. Keeping the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and acknowledging the capabilities of each country, the Agreement establishes the foundations for progress collectively towards a resilient and low emissions development.

In this webinar, three high level technical and political experts will share their views on the implications of the Paris agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean, with special attention to the challenges and opportunities for the making of national, subnational and sector level economic and social development policies and strategies.

Introduction from Ana Maria Majano, Coordinator of the LEDS LAC Secretariat, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE).

High-level panel: Implications of the Paris agreement for the development of the region

Discussion: questions from participants, moderated by Ana Maria Majano

The webinar will be held in Spanish. For more information, click here. If you have any questions please contact the LEDS LAC Secretariat at

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