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23 de November de 2022 | Press Release
La reunión tuvo lugar el 22-23 de noviembre en Quito, Ecuador, organizada por la CEPAL en su calidad de Secretaría del Acuerdo de Escazú, en alianza con el PNUMA, ACNUDH y el Gobierno de Ecuador.
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15 July 2021 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part today in Empowering people to protect the planet in a COVID-19 context, a side event to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021.
22 April 2021 | Press Release
On the day of celebrations organized by ECLAC, the region’s countries reaffirmed the importance of the first regional environmental treaty and their commitment to protecting the planet and the people who defend it.
Image event entry into force of the Escazú Agreement
19 April 2021 | Announcement
The day of celebrations will take place virtually on April 22, the date on which the provisions of Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty will officially go into effect.
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22 January 2021 | News
With the instruments of ratification of Mexico and Argentina deposited before the UN today, the minimum number of States Parties was achieved, meaning that the Regional Agreement will enter into force on April 22, 2021, which is International Mother Earth Day.
10 December 2020 | Press Release
A high-level event on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, held in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Signatory Countries to the Agreement, brought together Epsy Campbell (Costa Rica), Michelle Bachelet (OHCHR), Alicia Bárcena (ECLAC), Mary Robinson (The Elders) and Martha Delgado (Mexico), among other prominent figures.
10 November 2020 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
6 de November de 2020 | Press Release
Ambos organismos reconocen a quienes impulsaron la ratificación y alientan a la implementación a la mayor brevedad posible de las previsiones contenidas en el Acuerdo.
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5 November 2020 | News
The event was organized by UN Human Rights in South America (OHCHR), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
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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.
Cover of the Escazú Agreement
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.
Reunión sobre el Acuerdo de Escazú, realizada en Nueva York el lunes 15 de julio de 2019
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.
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.
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.
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15 November 2016 | Announcement
New round of discussions will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters on November 21-25, 2016.