Port of Spain, July 7, 2020 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has joined with other experts in calling for protecting the planet as a priority to deliver the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, with resilience put at the centre of our development model and COVID-19 recovery packages.

CANARI’s Executive Director, Nicole Leotaud, was one of the independent experts who inputted into a background paper for the session on ‘Protecting the Planet and Building Resilience’ being held at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on July 8, 2020.  Recent global reviews have concluded that generally poor progress is being made with implementing SDGs related to protecting and sustainably using nature and this session will highlight priorities


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