The technical secretariat of the Principle 10 regional process participated in the Third International Course "Territory as an educational space", held at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago between 11 and 29 January 2016, where it delivered a presentation on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and access rights in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The technical secretariat of the Principle 10 process summarized the participation of civil society in global and institutional processes and underscored the inclusive adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. In addition, it presented the state of the art of access rights in the region and focused on the interlinkages between Principle 10 and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena, the Deputy Minister of the Environment of Chile, Marcelo Mena, the Executive Director of the Chilean Agency for International Cooperation (AGCI), Ricardo Herrera, and the representative of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Toshimi Kobayashi took part in the closing ceremony.
The course was organized in the framework of the Third Country Training Programme of the Japanese and Chilean governments, represented by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and the Chilean Ministry of Environment and International Cooperation Agency respectively. Civil servants from fourteen Latin American countries from different levels of Government working in environmental matters and education for sustainable development attended the event.