In an event held at the diplomatic mission of Cuba in Wellington, the ambassadors of Latin America to New Zealand, had a friendly meeting with the Minister for Climate Change and co - leader of the Green Party, James Shaw.
The occasion was conducive to exchange on many topics of interest, with emphasis on the exchanges between New Zealand and Latin America that lead to greater cooperation in the protection of the environment.
The Cuban Ambassador explained the priority that his government grants to environmental issues, endorsed in the constitutional reform project that is currently being discussed in the Caribbean island. The draft of the fundamental law includes the protection of the environment among the principles of the country's foreign policy, while establishes among the fundamental rights of its citizens the one to live in a healthy and balanced environment. (Embacuba NZ)