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Aiming for environmental security in Guatemala

MariМЃa Virginia Casasfranco RoldaМЃn

Aiming for environmental security in Guatemala

designing an agenda for Sololá

by MariМЃa Virginia Casasfranco RoldaМЃn

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Published by Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress, FUNCEDE, Rockefeller Foundation in San José, Costa Rica, [Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A.], [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala,
  • Sololá (Guatemala : Dept.),
  • Sololá (Dept.),
  • Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental management -- Guatemala -- Case studies.,
    • Environmental management -- Guatemala -- Sololá (Dept.),
    • Environmental protection -- Guatemala.,
    • Guatemala -- Environmental conditions.,
    • Sololá (Guatemala : Dept.) -- Environmental conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaria Virginia Casasfranco, general coordinator ; Eduardo Mazariegos, consultant, FUNCEDE.
      GenreCase studies.
      ContributionsMazariegos, Eduardo., Fundación Centroamericana de Desarrollo., Fundación Arias para la Paz y el Progreso Humano., Rockefeller Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE320.G9 C37 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4002851M
      ISBN 109977170754
      LC Control Number2001355718
      OCLC/WorldCa45281402

      access the data. Detailed data on Environmentally related tax revenue is available on the OECD Statistical database.; OECD database on Instruments used for environmental policy documents the use of environmentally related taxes (and a number of other environmental policy instruments).In addition to the revenues raised, the database gives information on the tax . Environment Planet Earth Climate Crisis Pollution Recycling & Waste Natural Disasters 10 Cities Aiming for Percent Clean Energy. Energy. Chinese City .

        More information about Guatemala is available on the Guatemala Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-GUATEMALA RELATIONS. The United States established diplomatic relations with Guatemala in following its independence from Spain and the later dissolution of a federation of .   CICIG was created to help dismantle parallel security structures and organised crime rings dating back to the civil war. Velásquez has come under attack in recent months as investigators close in.

      A very uncertain political and economic outlook and a business environment with many troublesome weaknesses can have a significant impact on corporate payment behavior. Corporate default probability is high. Source: Coface (). U.S. POLICY IN GUATEMALA, By Kate Doyle and Carlos Osorio National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 11 For more information contact: Kate Doyle or Carlos Osorio / or [email protected]


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