02 Dic The Argentinean Chapter of the Club of Rome made a presentation at the Mercosur
As a regular contributor to the Argentinean Chapter of the Club of Rome, Adriana Pagani was invited to deliver a speech with UNEP regional authorities in the MERCOSUR Parliament, at the meeting held on November 11th. 2011. The issues addressed at the event organized by the PARLASUR Environment Committee, were COP 17 and Río + 20.
During the presentation, the member from Argentina highlighted the need for the region to negotiate en bloc at a global level. In addition, she referred to the strategic issues related to Latin American countries: deforestation, water and virtual water. The three core issues discussed in the Río + 20 Conference were the green economy, the global governance, and the need for a new responsible citizen involvement based on environmental values.
The purpose of the workshop was to provide the Members of the Parliament with tools to improve the discussion of the issues during the global meetings.