3 May 2012

Angola: Portuguese Speaking Countries Community Environment Ministers Meet in Cape Verde

Luanda — The Environment Ministers of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP) are gathered since Wednesday Sal city in Cape Verde, to prepare their participation in UN Conference for Sustainable Development "Rio+20", to take place in Brazil.

In the meeting, to end on Friday, the Republic of Angola is being represented by Minister of Environment, Maria de Fátima Jardim.

The event is being held in the ambit of the last meeting that took place on 20-21 March in 2012 in Luanda.

In the previous meeting, the member states of CPLP adopted Luanda Declaration, where they expressed their interest to play an active and constructive role in the preparatory process of Rio+20 conference, to contribute to a good result.

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