At the Fourth Meeting of the Focal Points of the Signatory Countries of the Declaration on the Application of Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean, held on 4 to 6 November 2014, the signatory countries adopted the Santiago Decision in which they agreed to invite the public to designate two representatives to maintain a continuous dialogue with the Presiding Officers.
To honour the aforementioned commitment set forth in the Santiago Decision, two representatives of the public and four alternates were elected on the basis of the proposals received from the public on the modalities of the election of such representatives.
|NOTE: ALL MEETINGS OF THE PROCESS ARE OPEN. THE ELECTION OF THE REPRESENTATIVES DOES NOT IN ANY WAY REPLACE, MODIFY OR LIMIT THE PARTICIPATION OF THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SANTIAGO DECISION AND THE GUADALAJARA PLAN OF ACTION|
Modalities for the election
- Closing of voter register: 13 February 2015
- Publication of candidacies: 3-11 March 2015
Voting: 10-11 March 2015
Presentation of results: 13 March 2015
After the voting and the counting of the votes, the following representatives of the public have been elected:
NAPOLI, Andrés María (Argentina): anapolifarn.org.ar
CROOKS CHARLES, Karetta (Santa Lucía/Saint Lucia): advocacyslunatrust.org
SEVERINO, Tomás (México/Mexico): tseverinoculturaecologica.org.mx
GÓMEZ PEÑA, Natalia (Colombia): nataliagomezambienteysociedad.org.co
Thank you to all the members of the Regional Public Mechanism for your participation and commitment.