The VI Panamerican meeting will be held in Bogotá, Colombia from 27-31 October 2014, hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of Environment and Sustainable Development.
The meeting will focus on the issues to be addressed by the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP12) to be held in Punta del Este, Uruguay 1-9 June 2015. Also will be an important opportunity to assess the progress made in the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2009-2015 of the Convention in the Americas and review experiences in the region regarding the achievements of the commitments agreed to by the Contracting Parties to the Convention during the last triennium. Finally priorities for action will be established for the 2016-2018.
The Coordination Committees of the Caribbean and Mangroves and Coral Reefs Regional Initiatives will take place on the 25th and 26th of October previous to the Panamerican meeting.