16 Jul 2013 07:54

QUITO, July 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) -- The 2nd International Summit on the Environment (CIMA) is being held from Monday until July 18 in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil aimed at promoting unification between business and environmental protection. The Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment (MAE) will participate in the CIMA, which is the most important platform for reflection on environmental issues and is attended by experts from several countries. The CIMA seeks that current and future regional leaders commit to work hard for sustainable economic development designed to protect natural resources. The Guayaquil's Convention Centre will be the venue of the event, which is expected to host some 30,000 visitors, about 103 speakers, a business conference, the Latinoamerica Verde Awards for bio-entrepreneurs, and eight specific forums. The CIMA will also include Academic Forums for women leaders, visionary entrepreneurs and those who are responsible for making policies and laws on environmental protection. The MAE confirmed its attendance to the forum for women leaders and sustainability, and the Tax Environment Forum with the participation of the Minister of Environment, Lorena Tapia. -- BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA