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UNFCCC COP25: Launching of book "Climate change and human rights: contributions by and for Latin America and the Caribbean"

During the session, the book "Climate change and human rights: contributions by and for Latin America and the Caribbean" will be launched. This is a joint publication by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), with the support of EUROCLIMA+.

Madrid, Spain - 9 Dec 2019

Description

The session will introduce the findings of the study, focusing on the main human rights standards applicable to climate change and the developments experienced in the region. There will be interventions by authorities of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Access the book: "Climate change and human rights: contributions by and for Latin America and the Caribbean" (English version forthcoming) (Spanish version)

Programme

9.30-9.35 amIntroductory remarksAuthority from the European Union

9.35-9.40 am

Presentation of the book "Climate change and human rights: contributions by and for Latin America and the Caribbean"

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC

9.40-9.45 am

International human rights standards applicable to climate change

Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

9.45-10.00 am

Comments to the book and national developments

Ministers and authorities from Latin America and the Caribbean

10:00 am

Concluding remarks

ECLAC

Practical information

Simulatenous interpretation (English-Spanish) will be provided. The event will be broadcasted live

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9 Dec 2019
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Pabellón Euroclima+
IFEMA
28000 Madrid Madrid
Spain
Open participation

Contact

Secretariat of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean
principio10.lac@cepal.org
www.cepal.org/acuerdodeescazu
www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement

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