Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality

July 10, 2018

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera, left, and Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado sign bilateral agreements at Casa Presidencial in San José on July 9, 2018.

The agreements included a memorandum of understanding to develop joint programs between the two countries’ ministries of the environment on biodiversity, climate change and environmental data. Other issues included in the bilateral agreements were gender equality, equal rights and zero-tolerance for violence against women, according to AFP.

 

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