Overview

PAGE was officially launched in Uruguay by the government at the Ministerial Reception of the third Regional Exchange and Practitioners Dialogue Forum in April 2017.

To kickstart programme work, PAGE:

  • participated in the First Forum on Circular Economy in Latin America
  • established an  interministeral committee has been established
  • held an initial consultation workshop.

PAGE’s work in Uruguay will build upon:

  • an existing analysis of green economy opportunities and challenges, and
  • the ongoing work of PAGE action partner PEI.

Opportunities for Green Economy Action in Uruguay

  • Development of green growth scenarios for strategic economic sectors
  • Implementation of a strategy for waste management
  • Green entrepreneurship programme development
  • Greening of value chains, including analysis of climate change implications
  • Individual and institutional capacity building