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Expert in Environmental Law Imparts conference in the Dominican Republic Senate

The environmental lawyer Euren Cuevas Medina, gave the conference “Impact of the Manual of Adaptation of Laws to Climate Change in Projects under study in the National Congress and Other Laws.” The keynote speech was offered within the framework of the “National Dialogue on Policies and Legal Instruments to Adapt the Management of Biodiversity to Climate Change”.

Mr. Cuevas Medina explained the importance of the Handbook in 5 considerations. First, it is a toolkit with policy and legal guidelines for adapting biodiversity management to climate change. The second is a manual of strategic options for adapting biodiversity management to Climate change, third: Adaptive Biodiversity Management is needed; Fourth: Because it uses the Law and Policy to Create Climate-Resistant Biodiversity Management and fifth: It provides options for implementing adaptive biodiversity management.

The Manual on Adaptation of Laws to Climate Change was prepared by a group of expert environmental lawyers worldwide and the Dominican Republic was represented by INSAPROMA with its international consultant Nelson Manuel Pimentel Reyes and was sponsored by the Lawyers Institute of Law Environmental Conference in Washington DC, and in the Dominican Republic. Jaragua Group, IDDIS, Academy of Sciences, UASD, among other institutions of government and civil society participated in the workshop the Senate Environmental Commission chaired by Félix Nova Paulino.


Euren Cuevas Medina
Executive Director of the Institute of Lawyers for the Protection of the Environment (INSAPROMA)


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