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20.06.2018 13:08 Age: 1 year
Category: Events
By: M.Soto

World Day to Combat Desertification 2018

To celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification, the Commission on Water Resources, Desertification and Drought, chaired by Senator Adriana Muñoz, with the collaboration of the UNESCO Water Center for Latin America was held a special session of the Senate on June 19 to discuss the effect of desertification in different sectors of development.


To celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification, the Commission on Water Resources, Desertification and Drought, chaired by Senator Adriana Muñoz, with the collaboration of the UNESCO Water Center for Latin America and the technical coordination of geographer Elir Rojas, held a special session of the Senate on June 19 to discuss the effect of desertification in different sectors of development. The members of the special session of the Senate identified the synergies of each sector and will analyze the national plans to address desertification and its related problems.

Invited guests for the special session included Mr. José Murillo, General Manager of ESVAL; Dr. Gabriel Mancilla, Director of CAZALAC; Dr. Denisse Poblete, expert in social intervention; and Carolina Vilchez, Head of the Water Office of the Municipality of Petorca.

The special session of the Senate was broadcast live on tv.senado.cl between 10.30 and 12.00 local time.

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+ Session Commission on Water Resources, Desertification and Drought - June 19, 2018 (video)

 

 


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