Cuba

Location

Havana
Cuba
22° 58' 59.88" N, 82° 24' 0" W

Capital Based Focal Point

Mr. Enrique Moret Hernández
Director, Division of International Affairs Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology
537 214-4554
emoret@citma.cu

Hector Conde Almeida
Deputy Director, Division of International Affairs
Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology
537-214-4256
conde@citma.cu

Capital City: 
Havana
Category: Social
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Net enrollment ratio in primary education 99.59999999999999 99.59999999999999 98.2 97 97 98.90000000000001 MDG Database
Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage 27.6 27.6 27.6 36 36 36 36 36 43.2 43.2 43.2 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) 99.8 99.8 World Bank
Category: Land
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Agricultural land (1000 Ha) 6,554 6,656 6,654 6,638 6,528 6,637 6,630 6,620 6,600 FAO
Forest area (sq km) 24,350 24,906 25,462 26,018 26,574 27,130 27,686 28,242 World Bank
Forest area (% of land area) 22.17 22.68 23.19 23.69 24.2 24.7 25.21 25.72 World Bank
Category: Tourism
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
International tourism receipts (% of total exports) 1,948 1,840 1,769 1,999 2,114 2,399 2,404 Development Data Group, The World Bank. 2008. 2008 World Development Indicators Online. Washington, DC: The World Bank. Available at: http://go.worldbank.org/U0FSM7AQ40.
Category: Demographics
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Country population 11,086,800 11,113,700 11,138,900 11,161,400 11,179,800 11,193,200 11,201,100 11,204,400 11,204,700 11,204,200 World Bank
Population annual growth 0.256027 0.241742 0.226392 0.202365 0.164986 0.119277 0.0707769 0.0296444 0.0026507 0.00495339 World Bank
Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births) 65 53 53 World Bank
Category: Indices
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
HDI - Human Development Index UNDP International Human Development Indicators - Calculated based on data from UNDESA (2009d), Barro and Lee (2010), UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2010b), World Bank (2010b) and IMF(2010a).
Category: Economy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) World Bank
Category: Energy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Electric power consumption (kWh) 12 12 13 13 13 12 13 14 World Bank
Combustible renewables and waste (metric tons of oil equivalent) 3,098 3,157 2,579 2,248 2,084 1,586 1,391 1,300 World Bank
Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) 72.45 71.54000000000001 74.69 77.42 78.53 83.20999999999999 85.81999999999999 86.77 World Bank
Category: Climate Change and Sea-level Rise
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), thousand metric tons of CO2 (CDIAC) 26,039 25,453 26,091 25,453 24,936 25,020 26,032 27,055 MDG Database (CDIAC Data)
Category: Freshwater
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Improved water source (% of population with access) 90 92 94 World Bank
Category: Biodiversity
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected 2.69 4.34 4.42 4.42 4.42 4.42 4.42 4.42 4.42 4.42 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)

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Country Strategies: 
Title Programme Name Programme Description Year
UNFCCC Nat Comm - Cuba Primera comunicación nacional a la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático. Strategy Description 2001
NBSAP - Cuba IV INFORME NACIONAL AL CONVENIO SOBRE LA DIVERSIDAD BIOLÓGICA Strategy Description 2009
NSDS - Cuba
02 Aug 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
31 July 2012: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the members of the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons to advise on planning the post-2015 agenda. The 26-member panel includes representatives from government, civil society and the private sector, and will hold its first meeting in September 2012, in the margins of the 67th UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level debate, which opens on 25 September. The Panel is tasked with evaluating the results and achievements of the Millennium...
31 Jul 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
27 July 2012: The 32nd meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 32) of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol) considered two proposals to amend the Montreal Protocol related to hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs): the first by the Federated States of Micronesia; and the second by the US, Canada and Mexico. Parties were unable to reach consensus on establishing a contact group on the proposals. In introducing its proposal, the US explained...
13 Jul 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
6 June 2012:  The Organization of American States’ (OAS) General Assembly has endorsed the Inter‐American Plan for Disaster Prevention and Response and the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance. The Plan is a management tool for coordinating governments’ efforts in dealing with disaster prevention, preparedness, response and mitigation. OAS members include the following small island developing States (SIDS): Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, the...
External Resources: 

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National focal point for sustainable development: 
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnologia y Medio Ambiente (Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment)
Emilio González Soca
emiliogs@cubanmission.com