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Meeting of the Focal Points of the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coordination Mechanism on UNCSD, ECLAC
14 Dec 2010 - 14 Dec 2010
Santiago, Chile

This meeting took place with the focal points of agencies of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) in order to discuss preparations for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20). Apart from representatives from nine agencies of the RCM, representatives also attended from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), the Latin America and Caribbean Office of the UN Regional Development Center (UNCRD) and the World Mechanism for the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UCCD). The objectives of the meeting were to exchange information about preparatory processes of each agency in the lead-up to Rio+20; exchange expectations for Rio+20 results and positions regarding the themes of the conference (green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication and the institutional framework for sustainable development); and explore possibilities for joint activities.

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