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Notice of the Launch of the European Union Global Climate Change Alliance Project

Sep 17, 2012

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to advise members of the media of the launch of the ProjectEnhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change” funded by the European Union (EU) - Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA).

The European Union project aims to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change in national policies and demonstrate action in support of effective governance of climate change and climate change related impacts in the water sector in Belize.  The total cost of the project will be €3,170,746, with €2.9 M being provided by the European Union (EU) and €270,746 being GoB / UNDP co-financing; the project will be implemented over a 28 month period from 2012 to 2014.

The launch will include a presentation on the project and remarks by representatives from the respective organizations, with an opportunity for individual interviews by the media following the launch ceremony.

Venue:  Jaguar Auditorium, University of Belize, Belmopan Campus, Belmopan
Date and Time:  September 24, 2012, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Seating: Between 2:00 and 2:30 PM

Participants will include:

  • Hon. Lisel Alamilla, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development
  • Her Excellency Ambassador Paola Amadei, Head of EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands
  • Roberto Valent, Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme
Contact information

Marta Hendrikx, Communications Associate, UNDP, Belmopan, tel. +501 822 2688,

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