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First Virtual Meeting of the Working Group on rights of access and regional instrument created in the Plan of Action to 2014 (Group 2)

6 August 2013|Event

In the second meeting of focal points of the Declaration, held in Guadalajara, in April 2013, Costa Rica and Brazil were designated as coordinators of the group on rights of access and regional instrument. The objective of the group is to deepen knowledge on access rights with the outlook of proposing the nature and contents of a regional instrument.

11:00. Welcome remarks: agenda setting and working method

11:15. Participant Introductions

11:30. Brief explanation and update on the regional process

11:40. Presentation of the document “Access to information, participation and justice in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean: Situation, Outlook and examples of good practice” by ECLAC

12:00. Discussion: Towards a regional instrument

12:40. Agreements and next steps

13:00. Closure of the meeting