Organization:Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Colombia)

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Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
Ministerio de Ambiente de Colombia.svg
Ministry overview
Formed4 May 2011 (2011-05-04)[1]
Preceding Ministry
  • Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development
HeadquartersCalle 37 № 8-40
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
04°37′31.31″N 74°04′00.97″W / 4.6253639°N 74.0669361°W / 4.6253639; -74.0669361
Ministry executive
  • Ricardo Lozano Picón, Minister
Websitewww.minambiente.gov.co

The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Spanish: Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible) is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia in charge of formulating, implementing, and orienting environmental policy to ensure the sustainable development of the country.[2]

References

  1. Colombia, Congress of (4 May 2011). "Ley 1444 de 2011" (in Spanish). Diario Oficial (Bogotá) (48,059): 2. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. http://190.147.213.68:8080/HOMEPAGE/DIARIO_OFICIAL/2011/48059.pdf. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. "Misión y Visión" (in Spanish). Sobre el Ministerio. Colombia, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development. http://www.minambiente.gov.co/contenido/contenido.aspx?catID=463&conID=1074. Retrieved 7 May 2013.