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#LaRestauraciónComienzaConmigo

  • Date: 21 March - 5 June 2021
  • Language: Spanish
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El Proyecto de Integración de la Gestión del Agua, la Tierra y los Ecosistemas (GEF-IWEco), financiado por el Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial del PNUMA, la Oficina Subregional del Caribe del PNUMA (CSRO), la Secretaría del Convenio de Cartagena, y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura, Representación para Jamaica, las Bahamas y Belice invitan a las personas de todo el Caribe a presentar una fotografía con una breve descripción, o un breve vídeo, de una actividad como la plantación o el cuidado de árboles, o cualquier cosa relacionada con dicha actividad que muestre cómo Usted valora las plantas, los árboles o los bosques, y lo que le significan.  En el Caribe, le invitamos a unirse a este llamamiento y a participar en la conversación sobre la restauración de los ecosistemas. La campaña, lanzada en el Día Internacional de los Bosques (DIB) bajo el lema "La restauración empieza conmigo", culminará en el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente (DMMA), cuando se lanzará formalmente el Decenio de la Restauración de los Ecosistemas. El tema de la campaña regional aborda tanto el tema del DIB como el del DMMA: "La restauración de los bosques: un camino hacia la recuperación y el bienestar", y "La restauración de los ecosistemas", respectivamente.

 

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#RestorationBeginsWithMe

  • Date: 21 March - 5 June 2021
  • Language: English
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The UNEP Global Environment Facility- funded Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management (GEF-IWEco) Project, the UNEP Caribbean Sub-Regional Office (CSRO), the Cartagena Convention Secretariat and the Food and Agriculture Organization Representation for Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize invite you to join in this rallying call and participate in the conversation on ecosystem restoration. The campaign, launched on the International Day of Forests (IDF) under the theme “Restoration Begins With Me”, will culminate on World Environment Day (WED), when the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration will be formally launched. The regional campaign theme addresses both the IDF and WED themes “Forest Restoration – A Path to recovery and well-being”, and “Ecosystem Restoration”, respectively.

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Youth in Action Cleaning up the Coastal Zone in St. Kitts

Youth in Service Day 2021 was marked on 13th February in St. Kitts and Nevis with the largest ever coordinated beach clean up.  The Caribbean Youth Environment Network in St. Kitts and Nevis (CYEN in SKN) partnered with the Department of Youth Empowerment to lead beach clean ups on ten (10) beaches all over the island of St. Kitts.  Over 172 volunteers rallied to clean up more than 930 kg of trash from the coastal zone.  IWEco SKN supported this wonderful effort!

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Putting people at the centre in IWEco - Mobilizing local communities with the help of GEF SGP

An integral part of the UNEP-implemented GEF-funded IWEco Project is executed through the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP). This article describes some of the activities that have been facilitated by the GEF SGP in its work to support local communities in IWEco countries. 

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What are Caribbean ecosystems worth? IWEco provides training in Economic Valuation

IWEco's 6th Partners' Webinar, scheduled to take place on 15th September 2020, features training in Economic Services Valuation (ESV) to project participating countries and sets the stage for an economic valuation of the Negril Great Morass, site of Jamaica's National sub-project. 

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  • The GEF
  • un environment
  • UNDP
  • UN Environment
  • carpha
  • CARICOM
  • OECS
  • SGP UNDP