Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC)

In 1996, the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) began operations in the region from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2002, ROLAC opened representations in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Cuba, Haiti and Costa Rica.  Recently, the work of the Agency has come to El Salvador. ROLAC supported the organization of the Fifth World Urban Forum, in 2010, and the global celebration of World Habitat Day in 2003, both activities held in Rio de Janeiro.

Role and main tasks of the office
In our efforts to promote and enhance sustainable urban development in the region, ROLAC convenes the Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (MINURVI).  Keep the partnership with local governments, private institutions, universities and civil society organizations to work towards urban sustainable development and the promotion of the New Urban Agenda
Contact
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
Rua Rumania 20 Rio de Janeiro RJ CEP 22240-140
Tel: (+55 21) 3235-8550
E-mail: rolac@onuhabitat.org

 

 

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