The final day of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Agreement included a high-level event in celebration of the first anniversary of its entry into force and International Mother Earth Day.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric, along with other authorities from the region, representatives of the United Nations and of the public, kicked off the Conference of the Parties (COP1) of the Agreement at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
The main panels of the COP 1 of the first environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean will be broadcast live on April 20-22, 2022. The invitation on social media is to participate in the debates using the hashtags #EscazúAgreement and #COP1Escazú.
COP 1 of the region’s first environmental agreement will be held on April 20-22 in Santiago, Chile, bringing together countries from Latin America and the Caribbean, representatives of regional and international organizations and members of the public.
At the conclusion of the Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, representatives from the region committed to redoubling efforts to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda. Authorities and delegates also paid a heartfelt tribute to Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
The Fifth Meeting of this intergovernmental gathering was inaugurated by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
Speaking before Environment Ministers, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary presented a new document by the Commission on financing for sustainable development in the context of the post-COVID-19 recovery in the region.
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, sent a message to the XII Meeting of Foreign Ministers of this group of countries, held in Buenos Aires, and signed two cooperation agreements with Argentina and Mexico.