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portada del libro
29 October 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led the launch of the book The environmental tragedy of Latin America and the Caribbean during the United Nations regional organization’s 38th session, which was held on October 26-28.
foto de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.
24 September 2020 | News
At a virtual leaders' summit, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary also pointed up the Escazú Agreement, which guarantees access to information, justice and public participation in environmental matters.
Foto grupal reunión sobre minería responsable
10 de September de 2020 | News
CEPAL participó en diálogo virtual en el marco del V Foro Regional sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos para América Latina y el Caribe 2020.
Banner council of ministers OECS
24 June 2020 | News
The United Nations regional organization ratified its “Caribbean First” strategy in times of pandemic, during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.
20 May 2020 | Infographic
Public participation and access to information and knowledge are essential to design and apply effective climate policies.The Escazú Agreement is an unprecedented tool to catalyse climate governance and action in Latin America and the Caribbean.
19 May 2020 | Press Release
The UN Regional Commission and the Eastern Caribbean regional integration organization agreed on a framework for enhanced cooperation and understanding to assist OECS Member States achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development through the Escazú Agreement.
4 March 2020 | Press Release
Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty has already been signed by 22 countries in the region, and it is expected to enter into force soon.
Cover book Climate Change and Human Rights
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.
10 October 2019 | Press Release
At the conference’s closing session, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, recognized Costa Rica for its decarbonization plan and its emphasis on nature-based solutions.
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.
26 September 2019 | Press Release
A year after being opened for signature, the first regional treaty on environmental matters was signed today by two countries and ratified by five nations at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
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.
4 June 2019 | Press Release
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2019, the central theme of which is air pollution, the United Nations organization calls on Latin American and Caribbean States to advance on coordinated action at a local, national, regional and international level to address this problem.
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, durante la inauguración del evento paralelo sobre el Acuerdo de Escazú.
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.
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.
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.