7 August 2012, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - The National Strategy to strengthen human resources and skills to advance towards a green, low carbon and climate resilience economy was launched on Tuesday by the country's Vice President, Mr. Rafael Alburquerque, at the National Palace.  Achim Halpaap, the head of the Environment Unit at UNITAR was also present along with the other UN CC:Learn partners as well as the Swiss Ambassador to Dominican Republic.  Switzerland provides $ 110,000 for the implementation of the strategy during the period of 2012 and 2014.

According to the Vice President, this strategy makes the Dominican Republic a benchmark in terms of learning policies in the area of climate change skills training in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

For more information about the UN CC:Learn, please visit their website:
www.uncclearn.org/


Related links (all in Spanish)

Nocisias SIN

http://www.noticiassin.com/2012/08/alburquerque-estrategia-desarrollo-para-cambio-climatico-es-compromiso-de-todos/

Hoy Digital

http://www.hoy.com.do/el-pais/2012/8/7/440648/Gobierno-presenta-estrategia-cambio-climatico

Proceso

http://proceso.com.do/generales/6272-alburquerque-advierte-consecuencias-sociales-del-cambio-climatico.html

Listindiario,com

http://www.listindiario.com.do/la-republica/2012/8/7/242646/Alburquerque-RD-es-privilegiada-por-tener-estrategia-de-formacion-para-el

Nueuo ElDario

http://elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=297719