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Draft Opt-In Mechanism Package

Draft Opt-In Mechanism Package
The Ministry of the Presidency, through Office of Climate Change (OCC), is pleased to release the first draft of the Opt-In Mechanism Package. This version of the draft Opt-In Mechanism is now open for public review and is available for reference at: http://www.lcds.gov.gy/index.php/opt-in/draft-opt-in-mechanism-package

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Guyana to finalise EU-FLEGT VPA in July

A team from Guyana will be travelling to Belgium to finalise negotiations on the European Union-Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (EU-FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The VPA seeks to certify Guyana’s forest products for export to the EU.

Georgetown, Guyana – (March 31, 2017) The Office of Climate Change (OCC) of the Ministry of the Presidency in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Centre on Climate Change (CCCCC or Five Cs), today, concluded a five day Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation TooL (CCORAL) training, which is geared towards assisting policy and decision makers to draft and design projects, particularly in the area of infrastructural development, which adequately integrate climate change, climate risk and climate vulnerability considerations.

The Office of Climate Change is working with children at the nursery school level to teach them about the environment and climate change.

Today, the agency used puppets to help first level students of Liana Nursery School, East Ruimveldt, understand the importance of the climate and why we all need to care for the environment.