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Webinar "The significant participation of the public in the Escazú Agreement in preparation for its entry into force: proposals and inputs"

The elected representatives of the public and ECLAC invite the public to participate in the discussions to draft proposals for the significant participation of the public in the implementation of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (Escazú Agreement).

Virtual, Latin America and the Caribbean - 27-28 May 2020

Description

The elected representatives of the public, with the support of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in its capacity as Secretariat, invite the public to actively participate in the discussions to ensure the significant participation of the public in the bodies of the Escazú Agreement.

To that end, two webinars will be held where the representatives of the public will share their preliminary proposals and inputs received by persons and organizations from the Latin American and Caribbean region.

The virtual sessions will take place as follows:

27 May 2020, @11am Santiago/Chile time: Webinar in Spanish

28 May 2020, @11am Santiago/Chile time: Webinar in English

 

Programme

11-11.15 am

Opening remarks

11.15-11.40 am

Presentation: The Escazú Agreement: next steps and participation of the public. Secretariat, ECLAC

11.40 am-12pm

Message by the elected representatives of the public: proposals and compilation of inputs received

12-12.50 pm

Discussion

12.50-1 pm

Closing remarks

Practical information

More information through the Regional Public Mechanism. Register here.

Prior registration required: secretaria.escazu@cepal.org

The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (Escazú Agreement) was adopted in Escazú, Costa Rica, on 4 March 2018. More information at: https://www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement

27/05/2020

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27-28 May 2020
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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
secretaria.escazu@cepal.org
www.cepal.org/acuerdodeescazu
www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement

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