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Taller sobre el Acuerdo de Escazú para funcionarios de gobierno y actores interesados en Belice

Virtual, Belice - 28 Jul 2021

Programa

 

8.30–8.45         Opening and welcome

  • H. E. Amalia Mai, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belize
  • Ms. Birgit Gerstenberg, United Nations Resident Coordinator for El Salvador and Belize

 

8.45–9.45          Overview of the Escazú Agreement

  • Context and synergies with the 2030 Agenda, Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other international processes (Mr. Carlos de Miguel, Chief, Policies for Sustainable Development Unit, UN ECLAC)
  • Overview of content, implications and future steps (Mr. David Barrio Lamarche, Environmental Affairs Officer, UN ECLAC)
  • The public’s role in promoting the early ratification and effective implementation of the Escazú Agreement  (Ms. Danielle Andrade, Attorney-at-law of Jamaica, and elected representative of the public for the Escazú Agreement)
  • Q & A / Discussion with participants

 

9.45–9.50         Break

 

9.50–10.30       Taking stock of environmental access rights in the Caribbean and Belize

  • Status of environmental access rights in the Caribbean (Ms. Danielle Andrade, Attorney-at-law of Jamaica, and elected representative of the public for the Escazú Agreement)
  • Overview of environmental access rights in Belize (Mr. Anthony Mai, Senior Environmental Officer / Mr. Edgar Ek, Deputy Chief Environmental Officer)
  • Q & A / Discussion with participants

 

10.30–10.35     Break

 

10.35–11.15    Sustainability, resilience, human rights and statistics frameworks for

environmental management

  • Human rights considerations in the implementation of environmental access rights
    (Mr. Alberto Brunori, Representative, OHCHR Regional Office for Central America and the English-speaking Caribbean)
  • Inclusive and sustainable solutions for the conservation, restoration and use of ecosystems and natural resources (Mr. Ian King, Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Belize)
  • Introduction to the Caribbean SIDS relevant climate change and disasters indicators for evidence-based policies project (Statistics Division, UN ECLAC)
  • Q & A / Discussion with participants

 

11.15-11.20      Break

 

11.20-11.55      Towards the effective implementation of the Escazú Agreement in Belize

  • Gap analysis, priorities and opportunities for action
    • Moderation: Ms. Vanessa Figueroa, Policy Coordinator, Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management
    • Mr. David Barrio Lamarche, Environmental Affairs Officer, UN ECLAC
    • Ms. Carole Excell, Director, Environmental Democracy Practice, World Resources Institute
  • Q & A / Discussion with participants

 

11:55–12           Closing remarks

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Contacto

Secretaría del Acuerdo Regional sobre Acceso a la Información, Participación y Justicia en Asuntos Ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe
secretaria.escazu@cepal.org
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www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement

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