El Salvador hosts regional housing conference

"Habitat and sustainability with globalization" is the theme of a regional housing conference that opened today and will continue until Saturday.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

The conference aims to familiarize participants with the challenges of housing in El Salvador and Central America.
It provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas from different institutions to make concrete proposals that will help to minimize the problems of the housing sector in the short term.
Speakers from Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia will contribute their ideas, as well as regional officials and experts.

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From May 13th to May 15th architectural firms and construction companies will be meeting in San Jose to discuss issues related to good environmental practices, opportunities in the city and housing developments.

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Housing Finance Forum

October 2012

In order to address issues related to urban development and housing finance, a meeting will take place of bankers, developers and city officials, from 3 to 5 December, in Lima, Peru.

A statement of the Guatemalan Chamber of Construction reads:

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Nicaragua Hosts Plant Disease Management Conference

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The event will be held from 24 to 27 August in the capital's Camino Real Hotel.

The theme of the conference will be Integrated Plant Disease Management (MIP in Spanish) including agricultural best practice as well as the sale and marketing of agro-ecological products.

The event will feature various ways to take part such as forums and expert discussions with leading international specialists, themed thesis presentations and slide shows. Likewise, participating organizations and institutions will have the opportunity to promote and market their products through the stands and negotiation meetings.

Parlacen to organize tourism forum in Panama

July 2008

Panama will be the site of the Ninth Forum on Tourism Integration and Development on August 23-24.

The forum, organized by the Central American Parliament (Parlacen), will host delegates from the region's main tourist authorities.
Speakers include the general manager of the Panama Institute of Tourism, Rubén Blades, and Venezuela's Minister of Tourism, Olga Cecilia Aguaceros.

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