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MINISTERIO DE DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE Y MEDIO AMBIENTE (MINISTRY OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT)

MISSION: The mission of the National Council on Sustainable Development is to elaborate a long-term National Development Strategy that will address the issues of economic growth, social equity, governability of the political system, and the rational use of natural resources. Among the guiding principles are: macroeconomic stability; establishment of transparent markets and the introduction of cultural criteria and solidarity into economic relations; reform and modernization of the three branches of government (Executive, Legislative and Judiciary); capacity-building of public enterprises; social participation; land management and decentralization; and Agenda 21 as an international reference for sustainable development.

ESTABLISHED: October 1993 (Decree No. 23660)

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:		29
Non-Governmental Organizations:               0
Academic/Research Institutions:               0
Business/Productive Sector:                   0
Others:                              		 0
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:          		29 
*Note: Other sectors are invited in specific situations.

b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:

The Council is chaired by the President of the Republic and made up of the three Ministers of Development (Finance and Economic Development, Human Development, and Sustainable Development and Environment), the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Defense. According to the Degree of the Constitution, "The Council can call upon other authorities, public servants, representatives of institutions and experts".

Jaime Muños Reyes, Secretario Nacional de Recursos Naturales y Gest. Amb.
Alfonso Kreidler, Secretario Nacional de Planificación
Jorge Enrique Inofuentes, Secretario General
Alejandra Sanchez de Lozada, Directora de Concertación
Juan Carlos Chavez, Subsecretario Asesor
Marianela Curi, Subsecretaria promocion Ambiental
Roland Zuleta, Subsecretario de ordenamiento Territorial
Waldo Vargas, Subsecretario calidad ambiental
Alejandro Mercado, Subsecretario Estrategia de Desarrollo
Maria Elena Prudencio, Subsecretario Proyectos y Preinverción
Juan Carlos Quiroga, Subsecretario Recursos Naturales
Mario Baudoin, Director de Conservación de la Biodiversidad
Eva Urquidi, Directora de Educación y Difución
Antonio Terrazas, Director de Estrategias del Desarrollo
Ricardo Cronembold, Director de Normatividad
Rogoberto Sossa, Director de Proyectos
Janeth Benitez, Director de Becas y Cooperación Internacional
Maria Marconi, Directora de Analisis Territorial y Cuencas
Edgar Salas, Director de Impacto Ambiental
José Velarde, Director de Proteccion-Ambiental
Florencio Zambrana, Director de Conservacion de Tierras
José Fernandez, Director Jurídico
Félix Baluarte, Director Administrativo
Jorge Guillén, Director Auditoria Interna
Nelly Rada, Directora Biblioteca