FUNDING SOURCE: GEF
PROJECT NUMBER: 83266
TITLE: "STRENGTHENING OF NATIONAL FRAMEWORKS GOVERNANCE OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES: PILOT PROJECT ON JUAN FERNÁNDEZ ARCHIPELAGO"
BUSINESS SECTOR: ENVIRONMENT
PROPOSAL NUMBER: 171/2016
NAME OF THE PROPOSAL: "DESIGN OF AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN THE JUAN FERNANDEZ ARCHIPELAGO: LEGAL ANALYSIS INSTITUTIONAL, INFRASTRUCTURE COSTING, PROTOCOLS AND TRAINING DEVELOPMENT"
DEADLINE: MONDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2016
Until 18:00 hours. (LOCAL TIME)
1. BACKGROUNDOne of the main weaknesses recognized by agencies and ad-hoc expert groups are the shortcomings of national standards regarding IAS introduced as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food. However, when these introduced species threaten biological local diversity are described as invasive alien species (IAS). Furthermore, only an early and timely detection of invasive species, allows a high and successful eradication (NISC, 2008).
SOURCE OF FINANCING: GOVERNMENT OF CHILE
PROJECT NUMBER: 90298
TITLE: "IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICY"
BUSINESS SECTOR: GOVERNANCE
PROPOSAL NUMBER: 043/2017
NAME OF THE PROPOSAL: "REDESIGN OF SERVICES RELATING TO PERMITS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGES TO RELATED RULES FOR THE CONDUCT OF PROCEDURES ON LINE" "
DEADLINE: MONDAY 17 APRIL 2017
Until 18:00 hours. (LOCAL TIME)
1. BACKGROUNDIn fact, Chile maintains a relatively low poverty rate (14.4% in 2011), well below the average for Latin America (27.9%) and the Human Development Index is 0.819 (2012), positioning Chile in the first place in Latin America. Urban segregation is another manifestation of inequality in access to services and an adequate quality of life within cities ".
In this context, in 2010, UNDP and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MINVU), through the Division of Urban Development (DDU), signed the agreement "Implementation of the Policy on Sustainable Urban Development", which will He allowed both institutions to work on technical aspects that have led to the process of formulating the National Urban Development Policy (PNDU).All this, considering that Chile has not had a real urban policy to guide the development of their cities, with the necessary support to generate profound changes. Not only about the availability of goods or objective conditions, as they can be green areas, public transport or air pollution but also subjective aspects associated with human dimension, as coexistence, diversity and integration.
On March 4, 2014 was published in the Official Journal, the new National Urban Development Policy, which will guide the development of Chilean cities over the next 50 years, and whose objective is to realize the common aspirations, needs and shortcomings of reforms and roads in urban development must go to be a more inclusive and just country.
In this context and based on the experience gained through this agreement, 2014, MINVU and UNDP Chile signed a new agreement with the purpose of generating a continuity for four years, focusing on joint action in implementing the recently approved PNDU.Conducting studies and consulting services in order to support, supplies and monitor the process of implementation of the National Urban Development Policy, materializing the prioritization and approaches of the strategy emanating from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the National Council of Urban Development.
The IssueIts main objective is to improve the quality of life of people and as more specific purposes: