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III Hemispheric Meeting of the Environment Network 2004

Date: 09 Mar 2004 to 10 Mar 2004

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Washington DC, United States

This meeting focuses on discussing the following issues: Economic Valuation of the Sustainable Management of Marine and Coastal Resources: “Experiences with Economic Valuation of the Sustainable Management of Coastal and Marine Resources: Examples of Experiences, Policy Implications and Applicability in the Context of the Region”.Case study I: Valuation of Mangrove Fisheries; Campeche, Mexico, Case study II: The Bonaire Marine Park. Guiding questions: 1. What are the possible implications of the use of economic valuations for sustainable management of coastal and marine resources? 2. What are the prospects for collaborations with Ministries of Tourism, Fisheries and Planning? 3. What are the perspectives for on-going collaboration at regional and sub-regional levels? 4. What are the current needs for information/indicators?; Economic Valuation of the Sustainable Management of Air Quality and Pollution: “Experiences with Economic Valuations of Sustainable Management of Air Quality and Pollution: Examples of Experiences, Policy Implications and Applicability in the Context of the Region.”, Introductory Presentation and Case Studies (Cases: Santiago, Chile; Mexico City, Mexico; and Sao Paolo, Brazil). Guiding questions: 1. What are the possible implications of the use of economic valuations for the sustainable management of air quality and pollution control? 2. What are the prospects for collaborations with Ministries of Health, Social Development and Planning? 3. What are the prospects for the continuation of regional and sub-regional cooperation? 4. What are the needs for information/indicators?; Opportunities for Regional and Sub-Regional Environmental Cooperation; and Future Work Program of the Network: Election of the new President of the Environment Network.

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