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11 October 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the 21 nations that have signed it to date are gathered in Costa Rica at the first meeting of the signatories of the treaty, which seeks to guarantee rights of access in environmental matters.
7 October 2019 | Announcement
This gathering will be attended by representatives of the 21 Latin American and Caribbean nations that have signed the regional treaty so far.
26 September 2019 | Press Release
A year after being opened for signature, the first regional treaty on environmental matters was signed today by two countries and ratified by five nations at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
15 July 2019 | News
During a side-event to the 2019 United Nations High-Level Political Forum, experts reaffirm the importance of the Escazú Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean.
4 June 2019 | Press Release
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2019, the central theme of which is air pollution, the United Nations organization calls on Latin American and Caribbean States to advance on coordinated action at a local, national, regional and international level to address this problem.
25 April 2019 | News
Authorities and experts reiterated its importance for environmental democracy in the region at a workshop held during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
29 March 2019 | Announcement
The gathering will take place on April 22-26 at the central headquarters of the United Nations regional organization in Santiago, Chile.
4 March 2019 | Press Release
On the first anniversary of its adoption, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, publishes an open letter highlighting the relevance of this first environmental treaty in the region.
7 December 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
27 September 2018 | News
An event held at the Open Society Foundation in New York brought together various stakeholders who have participated in the process of this treaty, which was already signed by 14 countries of the region today at UN headquarters.
27 September 2018 | Press Release
The “Escazú Agreement” was opened for signing by Latin American and Caribbean States in a ceremony held in the context of the UN General Assembly in New York.
26 September 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
A document presented by ECLAC was analyzed during the second meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held in Panama along with the Tenth Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
10 de August de 2018 | Announcement
Seminario se realizará el 14 y 15 de agosto en la sede de la CEPAL, en Santiago de Chile.
1 August 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, inaugurated the First Peer-to-Peer Dialogue of Euroclima+ Countries.
11 July 2018 | News
At a side event to the High-level Political Forum being held in New York, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called on countries to sign the legal instrument.
5 June 2018 | Press Release
Today the United Nations body joined the Steering Committee of InforMEA, a platform that brings together all multilateral environmental agreements worldwide.
23 April 2018 | News
The activity brings together 25 lawyers from 21 countries in the region and is organized by the UN Office of Legal Affairs, in collaboration with the government of Chile and ECLAC.
17 April 2018 | Press Release
Representatives of citizen organizations held a meeting in the framework of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, taking place at ECLAC.