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Jamaica moving towards a Greener Economy

11 Mar, 2015

The Government of Jamaica, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and UWI Consulting Inc., and with financial support from the European Union, hosted the 2nd Caribbean Green Economy Conference on February 23-24, 2015 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica.

The Conference provided a platform for in-depth and interactive discussions regarding policies, innovations and best practices as it relates to the green economy, with a view towards helping Caribbean states implement the SAMOA Pathway.

Presenting at the Conference, Jamaica’s Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, The Honourable  Robert Pickersgill, told the audience of the progrees made towards adopting greener measures in the the Jamaican economy.

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