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San Jose, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to promote gender equality in biodiversity.

Geneva, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) This year's World Mental Health Day, celebrated every October 10, is focused on suicide prevention, in which the World Health Organization is calling on people to participated in '40 seconds of action' to 'raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it.'

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Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The excellent technical results and contributions of Cuban women surgeons, and the need to promote women's incorporation into the specialty, were highlighted this Wednesday by Luis Ruso, president of the Latin American Federation of Surgery (FELAC), speaking in the Cuban capital.

Copenhagen, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Mayors from more than 80 major cities in the world today supported the New Green Agreement (Global Green New Deal), recognizing the global climate emergency during a summit in this capital.

Geneva, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) re-elected Dr. Carissa Etienne for a second term as her representative for America, a position that will continue from today.

United Nations, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Strategic and prestigious Cuban industries such as that of biopharmaceuticals are currently facing huge damages due to the US blockade, denounced Cuba's mission to the UN.

San Jose, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations expressed in Costa Rica its alarm given the increase in global CO2 emissions and the temperature on the planet.

Varadero, Cuba, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Experts from eight countries will present at the 11th RedBioLAC Meeting to be held here from October 17 to 18 with the theme Biodigesters: an agroecological option in the rural context, according to its organizers.

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The Zaza reservoir, the largest in Cuba, benefitted from about 68 million m3 of water due to recent and continued rainfall, for a total of 228.8 million m3, an expert reported today.

Santiago de Chile, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Chilean researchers and academicians show today at the Nanotechnology Fair 2019, the nation's main scientific advances in areas such as food, mining, energy and the environment.

Beijing, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) China is preparing a package of measures aimed at optimizing the quality of life and health of senior citizens, as part of its actions to address rapid population aging.