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27 September 2023 | Press Release
The Second Annual Forum began in Panama, stressing the importance of the Escazú Agreement as an instrument for ensuring democracy, environmental protection, the rule of law, sustainable development and the defense of individuals and groups in situations of vulnerability.
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22 September 2023 | Announcement
The meeting will take place on September 26-28, 2023 with the purpose of sharing experiences and best practices in the promotion, prevention and protection of people who defend the environment.
12 September 2023 | Press Release
The former President of Finland gave a keynote speech at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile, where she was received by the Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs.
12 de September de 2023 | Speech
Palabras de José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Secretario Ejecutivo de la CEPAL.
10 August 2023 | Press Release
The swearing-in ceremony and first meeting of the Committee elected during the first regional environmental treaty’s COP 2 took place at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
Foto de participantes en el evento
7 March 2023 | News
Women’s participation in public decision-making processes stands at around 30% on average across the region.
Foto de participantes en el evento
7 de September de 2022 | News
El evento fue organizado por la comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas, a través del Instituto Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Planificación Económica y Social (ILPES), en conjunto con las municipalidades de Rancagua y Peñalolén.
22 April 2022 | Press Release
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.
20 April 2022 | Press Release
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.
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19 April 2022 | News
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.
Opening session COP 1 Escazu Agreement
18 April 2022 | Announcement
At ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, President Gabriel Boric will lead the opening ceremony of COP 1 of Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty next Wednesday, April 20.
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8 April 2022 | Announcement
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.
Meeting panel.
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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10 de March de 2021 | News
La Declaración de las Ministras y Altas Autoridades de los mecanismos nacionales para el adelanto de las mujeres representa el aporte de la región al 65º Período de Sesiones de la Comisión de la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer que se llevará a cabo en la sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York del 15 al 26 de marzo de 2021.
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.
9 December 2020 | Press Release
The second meeting of the signatory countries to Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty is being held virtually on December 9-10, under the auspices of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
19 de November de 2020 | Speech
Palabras de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.