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9 December 2019 | News
In a joint publication, the organizations highlighted the Escazú Agreement as a valuable regional contribution for ensuring that actions related to the environment and climate respect, protect and effectively fulfill human rights and basic democratic principles.
11 October 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the 21 nations that have signed it to date are gathered in Costa Rica at the first meeting of the signatories of the treaty, which seeks to guarantee rights of access in environmental matters.
7 October 2019 | Announcement
This gathering will be attended by representatives of the 21 Latin American and Caribbean nations that have signed the regional treaty so far.
15 July 2019 | News
During a side-event to the 2019 United Nations High-Level Political Forum, experts reaffirm the importance of the Escazú Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean.
22 April 2019 | Infographic
To contribute to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in a healthy environment and to sustainable development, the first regional environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean guarantees the full and effective implementation of the rights of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process and access to justice in environmental matters.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
1 December 2017 | Press Release
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
27 November 2017 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the United Nations' High Commissioner for Human Rights.
15 November 2016 | Announcement
New round of discussions will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters on November 21-25, 2016.