Local Initiative Facility for the Environment (LIFE)

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History

3-14 June 1992, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). Original title: Local Initiative Facility for Urban Environment (LIFE). Transitioned into a non-governmental organization, July 2003, when registered in accordance with Jamaican law, and became a nationally focused organization.

Aims

Demonstrate local solutions for urban environmental problems; work at community, country, regional and inter-regional levels to promote local-local dialogue and action by NGOs and local authorities to improve living conditions in low-income urban communities.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Communities
    • Local
  • Amenities
    • Living Conditions
  • Government
    • Municipalities
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

K1847

Last News Received

2013
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