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Cablegate: Revised Fiscal Data for Environmental Law Enforcement

VZCZCXYZ0011
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBR #1539 2221553
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 101553Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHBO/AMEMBASSY BOGOTA PRIORITY 4294
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9717

UNCLAS BRASILIA 001539

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

BOGOTA FOR DAVID ARNOLD AND LAWRENCE GUMBINER
STATE FOR OES/EX, WHA/EX, AND OES/PCI/LSPERLING

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SENV OTRA CO VE BR
SUBJECT: REVISED FISCAL DATA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
WORKSHOP IN MEDELLIN

REF: BRASILIA 1519

NOTE: This is a revised version of the expenditures for the
Environmental Law Enforcement Workshop to be held August 15-17 in
Medellin (Colombia) to reflect a change in the value for coffee
breaks, refreshments, and lunch for trainees. Please disregard the
information contained in the referenced cable and use this cable as
the source for funds.

The following fiscal data is being provided by the Regional
Environmental Hub for expenditures (detailed below):

19-726/7103715-1008-7a0926-021000-2403-4121 Total expenditures
should not exceed USD 8,240.

a. Hotel expenses and meals and incidental expenses will be paid for
6days/5nights for three EPA Trainers (Jorge Urquijo, Ozzie Romero,
and Frank Garcia; lodging USD 120 per night equal USD 1,800 total
and M&IE USD 368.50 per person); 4days/3nights for two participants
from Lima (Alicia Abanto and Luis Domingo Flores Zuniga; lodging
total equal USD 360 per person; M&IE USD 234.50 for Abanto - SEE
BELOW for M&IE value for Zuniga); 4days/3nights for Bogota Trainer
Lida Contreras (lodging USD 360; M&IE USD234.50). Traveler Luis
Domingo Flores Zuniga will have to sleep in Bogota on the way to
Medellin (lodging USD135) and in Lima on the way back to Madre de
Dios (USD 96.75). The M&IE value for day one is USD 41.25 (3/4
Bogota per diem), days two, three, and four will be USD67 per day,
day five is the full per diem for Lima (USD80) since he will be
sleeping there that night, and day six is USD60 (3/4 Lima per diem).
Total for all the above mentioned expenses should not exceed USD
5,070.

NOTE: Round trip tickets for each of the above mentioned
participants have been purchased by the Regional Environmental HUB
Office in Brasilia and have been sent via e-mail to each
individual.

b. Lunch, coffee breaks and refreshments for 40 people for three
days should not exceed USD 2020.

c. Cost of reception on first day of event not to exceed USD 1,150.

SOBEL

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