Evo Morales Satisfied with Meetings in The Hague and Rome
La Paz, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has expressed today his satisfaction with the results of the meetings with the legal team in The Hague and with FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva, in Rome.
The president said during the delivery today of the 'Carmen Los Andes' educational unit in the municipality Vinto, Cochabamba, that he reviewed at the International Court of Justice in Netherlands the Bolivian replica to the maritime demand to Chile, which will be delivered before March 21st.
He also mentioned that Bolivia joins the Apostille Convention in The Hague, in order to reduce bureaucracy in the public management.
Morales also highlighted his meeting in Italy with Graziano, who promised that the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will support Bolivia in obtaining funding for irrigation and water generation projects.
The agreement includes $250 million USD to present to the Green Climate Fund, a mechanism agreed in 2010 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and to assist developing countries.
The Andean nation is one of the most affected regions by the reduction of drinking water and for agricultural irrigation, Graziano highlighted.
This joint management to access to the Green Climate Fund resources will be used as a model for the member regions of the organization in similar situations, he said.
Evo also acknowledged FAO's decision to contribute with experts' advice to face a plague of locusts that has infected crops in the Andean-Amazonian country.
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