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Ninth meeting of the negotiating committee - Principle 10
San José, Costa Rica, 28 February to 4 March 2018
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4 March 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean Adopts Its First Binding Regional Agreement to Protect Rights of Access in Environmental Matters
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.
1 March 2018
Nueva publicación de la CEPAL evalúa el gasto en protección ambiental en Costa Rica
Documento fue realizado con la colaboración de los ministerios de Ambiente y Energía, Hacienda y el Banco Central del país.
28 February 2018
Governments Initiate New Round of Negotiations in Costa Rica with a View to Finalizing the First Environmental Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean
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.
22 February 2018
Countries of the Region Expect to Conclude Negotiations of Regional Agreement on Environmental Matters in Costa Rica
The ninth meeting on Principle 10 will be held from February 28 to March 4 in San Jose and will feature the participation of the country’s President, Luis Guillermo Solís, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
27 November 2017
América Latina y el Caribe necesitan urgentemente un tratado fuerte, legalmente vinculante sobre los derechos ambientales, dicen expertos de la ONU
Press release by the Office of the United Nations' High Commissioner for Human Rights.
27 November 2017
In Chile, Countries Resume Negotiations on Regional Agreement that Enshrines Environmental Rights Promoted by the 2030 Agenda
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 will take place through December 1 at ECLAC’s headquarters.
1 December 2017
Countries Agree On Protection of Defenders of Human Rights in Environmental Matters during Negotiation of Regional Treaty
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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