25 April 2019 | News
Authorities and experts reiterated its importance for environmental democracy in the region at a workshop held during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
4 March 2019 | Press Release
On the first anniversary of its adoption, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, publishes an open letter highlighting the relevance of this first environmental treaty in the region.
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
The ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
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.
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.
4 August 2017 | Press Release
Saint Lucia officially joined the initiative during the seventh meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the regional instrument on Principle 10, which ended today in Buenos Aires.
31 July 2017 | Press Release
The Seventh Meeting of negotiations on a regional instrument regarding access to environmental information, participation and justice (Principle 10) was inaugurated today in Argentina.
21 March 2017 | Press Release
A legal instrument is expected on rights of access to environmental information, participation and justice for 2017.
16 March 2017 | Announcement
The meeting will be held March 20-24, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in the Brazilian capital.
15 November 2016 | Announcement
New round of discussions will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters on November 21-25, 2016.
30 October 2015 | News
The third meeting of the negotiating committee on the regional instrument will take place in April 2016 in Uruguay.
28 October 2015 | Press Release
The second meeting to negotiate a regional instrument on access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters began on Tuesday in Panama.
7 May 2015 | Press Release
With the incorporation of Antigua and Barbuda, 20 countries agreed the organization and working plan for the second round of negotiations.
10 September 2014 | Press Release
ECLAC organizes two events in San José in its role as technical secretariat of the process to implement Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development.