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26 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
Evento sobre ratificación del Acuerdo de Escazú en la Open Society de Nueva York.
27 September 2018 | News
An event held at the Open Society Foundation in New York brought together various stakeholders who have participated in the process of this treaty, which was already signed by 14 countries of the region today at UN headquarters.
27 September 2018 | Press Release
The “Escazú Agreement” was opened for signing by Latin American and Caribbean States in a ceremony held in the context of the UN General Assembly in New York.
26 September 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
El seminario se realizó en la sede de la CEPAL en Santiago de Chile
14 de August de 2018 | News
Expertos debaten en seminario en la CEPAL sobre los efectos sociales, económicos y ambientales que genera la actividad minera en la región.
10 de August de 2018 | Announcement
Seminario se realizará el 14 y 15 de agosto en la sede de la CEPAL, en Santiago de Chile.
Image of the side event on environmental democracy at HLPF 2018
11 July 2018 | News
At a side event to the High-level Political Forum being held in New York, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called on countries to sign the legal instrument.
5 June 2018 | Press Release
Today the United Nations body joined the Steering Committee of InforMEA, a platform that brings together all multilateral environmental agreements worldwide.
23 May 2018 | Infographic
Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development guarantees that all persons, particularly those in vulnerable situations, have access to timely and reliable information, can participate significantly in the decisions that affect their lives and have access to justice in environmental matters, thereby contributing to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
Group photo of the lawyers attending the course of International Law at ECLAC
23 April 2018 | News
The activity brings together 25 lawyers from 21 countries in the region and is organized by the UN Office of Legal Affairs, in collaboration with the government of Chile and ECLAC.
Foto evento paralelo Principio 10
18 April 2018 | News
At the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries on Sustainable Development, authorities and experts stressed the importance of this instrument, the first of its kind on a global level.
Banner authentic copy Regional Agreement on Principle 10
9 April 2018 | News
The legal instrument was adopted by 24 countries this past March 4 in Costa Rica. It will be open for signature by all governments of the region as of September 27.
4 March 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from the countries attending the ninth meeting of the Negotiating Committee on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration approved the final text in Costa Rica.
28 February 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from 24 countries expect to conclude talks this week on a legal instrument that would protect the rights of access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters.
Banner IX reunión Principio 10 ENG
22 February 2018 | Announcement
The ninth meeting on Principle 10 will be held from February 28 to March 4 in San Jose and will feature the participation of the country’s President, Luis Guillermo Solís, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.