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October 28-31, 20138/29/2013
Third Meeting of Focal Points of the Signatory Countries of the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean and Training Workshop on Implementation of Principle 10
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Lima (Peru), October 30 and 31, 2013

Third Meeting of the focal points designated by the governments of signatory countries of the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The third Meeting of Designated Focal Points by the Governments of the signatory countries of the Declaration on the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean was held in Lima, Peru, October 30 and 31, 2013. At the meeting, Guatemala and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined  the Declaration and adopted the Lima Vision for a regional instrument on access rights in environmental matters. Delegates from 17 countries signatories also agreed priority action lines by 2014 in capacity building and cooperation.

 




 

Third Meeting of the focal points designated by the governments of signatory countries of the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Preliminary Program

Agenda

Annotated Agenda

Typology of International Instruments       

"Access to information, participation and justice in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean: situation, outlook and examples of good practice" (Spanish only, 2013)

Lima Vision for a Regional Instrument on Access Rights Relating to the Environment

Meeting Report

Presentations:

  

Opening Ceremony: (Spanish Only)

Palabras de Daniel Barragán, Representante del Público

Palabras de Tirsis Quezada, Directora de Planificación y Desarrollo del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales de la República Dominicana en representación de la Mesa Directiva de la Declaración sobre la aplicación del Principio 10 en América Latina y el Desarrollo

Palabras de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Palabras de Fernando Rojas Samanez, Vice Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú

Los Derechos de Acceso y Desarrollo Sostenible - Mariano Castro Sánchez Moreno, Viceministro de Gestión Ambiental Ministerio del Ambiente Peru (Spanish only)

 

International Panel: Access rights and International processes

Aarhus Convention: benefiting from effective governance - Jit Peters, Chair of the Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus Convention

Access rights and International processes - Honorable Justice Winston Anderson, Caribbean Court of Justice

Access Rights as Human Rights - John H. Knox, UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment, Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law, Wake Forest University

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