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We contribute to the fight against desertification and care for the environment, preventing the degradation of ecosystems and fighting climate change.

Who drives the Green Helmets?

CIFAL Malaga is the International Center for the Training of Authorities and Leaders, the company is a subsidiary of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

CIFAL Malaga aims to provide training opportunities and the exchange of good practices, tools, and strategies between local and regional authorities, international organizations, the private sector and civil society; and to support local actors, improve their decision-making processes, increasing their leadership in their implementation of innovative solutions at the local level, so that all this has an impact on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda.

The Autonomous Community of Andalusia places the person at the center of its intervention and is committed to multidimensional, multi-stakeholder and multi-level development processes that address cooperation processes from a global vision of the 2030 Agenda. To this end, it relies on all levels of the administration and all cooperation agents to address the sustainable development goals in a more integrated manner.

The Regional Government of Andalusia o Junta de Andalucía, through the Ministry of Education, has been collaborating with CIFAL Malaga in educational projects related to the SDGs, taught in schools in the Andalusian community.

Likewise, the Regional Ministry of Sustainability, Environment and Blue Economy has committed from its delegation in Malaga, to support the entire massive reforestation program to be carried out in the last quarter of 2023 in Sierra Bermeja.

Amazon in Spain. The company is committed to being a sustainable business for its customers, its employees and the planet. Sustainability is at the heart of all its decisions, and the company has embarked on a profound transformation, at all levels, of both its product offerings and its operations, with the goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040, ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement.

Amazon's approach to sustainability is science-based and customer-centric. It uses a structured life-cycle assessment model to measure and identify climate risks across its value chain. It also conducts regular assessments to identify the most significant environmental, social and governance issues to prioritize in the short, medium and long term.

UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, is an autonomous body of the United Nations established in 1963 to improve the effectiveness of the UN through diplomatic training, increasing the impact of national actions through public awareness, education and training of officials.

The Institute covers the broad subject matter of the 2030 Agenda: strengthening multilateralism, promoting environmental sustainability and green development, enhancing resilience and humanitarian assistance, promoting sustainable peace, and promoting economic development and social inclusion.

Operated as an autonomous agency within the United Nations system, UNITAR is governed by a Board of Trustees and headed by Nikhil Seth, Executive Director. The members of the Board of Trustees and its Executive Director are appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.