Latin America - Caribbean Region: Panama City, Panama

UNITAR Regional Workshop for Developing and Transition
Countries on Nanotechnology/Manufactured Nanomaterials
for the Latin America and Caribbean Region

Panama City, Panama
31 May - 1 June 2011

This workshop was the third in the second round of UNITAR regional workshops on nanotechnology, which included participants from a wide variety of governments and other stakeholders from the Latin American and Caribbean region as well as representatives of international organizations.

1. Agenda (English Version) / (Spanish Version)

2. Justification Document for the Inclusion of Nano-Related Activities in the SAICM Global Plan of Action, Proposal from the Government of Switzerland (English Version) / (Spanish Version)

3. ICCM2 Report - Annex II (Procedure for the inclusion of new activities in the Global Plan of Action of the Strategic Approach)

4. Awareness Raising, Draft Guidance and Pilot Projects, UNITAR

5. Applications on Nanotechnology, Guillermo Foladori, Latin American Nanotechnology and Society Network (ReLANS)

6. Environment and Health Risks and Benefits of Nanotechnology in regard to Brazil, Arline Sydneia Abel Arcuri, FUNDACENTRO - Ministry of Labor and Employment

7. Nanotechnology and Manufactured Nanomaterials:  Mexican Government Activities (Spanish Version), Teresita Romero Torres, National Institute of Ecology

8. Research Programme in Nanotechnology: Costa Rica, Tecnologico de Costa Rica

9. Concepts and Impacts of Nanotechnology on the Health of Workers (Portuguese Version) , Arline Sydneia Abel Arcuri, FUNDACENTRO - Ministry of Labor and Employment 

10. UNITAR Second Regional Workshop for the GRULAC Region on Nanotechnologies and Manufactured Nanomaterials: An NGO Perspective, David Azoulay, CIEL