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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.
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.
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.
29 May 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded an official visit to Berlin, Germany today upon participating in the Future Affairs 2019 conference, where she addressed the future of democracy in the context of the digital revolution. Earlier in the day, she held a bilateral meeting with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, with whom she discussed details of the regional commission’s next session, which will take place in May 2020 in San José.
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 | 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.
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.
4 March 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from the countries attending the ninth meeting of the Negotiating Committee on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration approved the final text in Costa Rica.
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.
27 November 2017 | Press Release
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 will take place through December 1 at ECLAC’s headquarters.
10 October 2017 | Press Release
The Ambassadors were invited by the organization’s Steering Committee for their commitment to open government, as well as their storied careers and legacies fighting for citizen participation and empowerment.
15 de August de 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, y los jefes de agencias del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas reconocieron que los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) se hayan plasmado en una ley local.
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.
24 March 2017 | Press Release
Countries will advance on the quest for a legal instrument on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in late July in Buenos Aires.
21 March 2017 | Press Release
A legal instrument is expected on rights of access to environmental information, participation and justice for 2017.
25 November 2016 | Press Release
Dominica adhered to the initiative on Principle 10 during the fifth meeting of the negotiating committee of the agreement, which concluded today in Santiago, Chile.

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