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OAS launches book on sustainable development

rhondathompson, rhondathompson@nationnews.com

Added 23 June 2010

THE general secretariat of the Organisation of American States (OAS) on Monday launched a book, titled Sustainable Development In The Caribbean, Contemporary Issues, Challenges And Opportunities. It seeks to gather the diverse initiatives in this area to increase the knowledge base and literature in this field and foster the exchange of information and experiences.The book, financed with contributions from the People’s Republic of China, was produced by the OAS department of Sustainable Development and features technical papers and reports by specialists in the Department and in the Caribbean, as well as speeches delivered in the last months by the leadership of the OAS General Secretariat on this issue.In a statement marking the release of the book, OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza lauded the effort of producing this publication.Insulza said he hoped it would catalyse further exchanges of information and experiences so that lessons learned and best practices might be built upon and enhanced.(AB)

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