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Second anniversary of the adoption of the Escazú Agreement and launching of young Escazú Champions

The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (Escazú Agreement), was adopted at Escazú, Costa Rica, on 4 March 2018.

Santiago, Chile - 4 Mar 2020

Description

Two years on from the adoption, the event will reiterate the region’s commitment with this historic Agreement and celebrate its relevance for a more just and sustainable development. Young Escazú Champions will also be presented, comprising a group of individuals committed with the Escazú Agreement that promote its awareness and early intro into force.

Limited spaces available. Prior registration is required at: secretaria.escazu@cepal.org

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Programme

9.00-9.30 am

Welcome coffee

9.30-9.45 am

Welcome remarks

9.45-9.50 am

Message by the Executive Secretary of ECLAC

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

9.50-10.05 am

Interventions from Ambassadors and representatives of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

10.05-10.30 am

Presentation of young Escazú Champions by the Access Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

10.30-10.50 am

Other interventions

 

10.50-11.00 am

Closing remarks

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4 Mar 2020
Other events
CEPAL
Sala Celso Furtado
Vitacura
Santiago Metropolitana de Santiago
Chile
By registration

Contact

Secretariat of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean
secretaria.escazu@cepal.org
www.cepal.org/acuerdodeescazu
www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement

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