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31 December 2014 | Briefing note
Briefing note by ECLAC Caribbean Chief, Diane Quarless (December 2014)
12 December 2014 | Briefing note
The Ministers and Heads of Delegation attending the twentieth session of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20) held in Lima, Peru, from 1 to 12 December 2014 adopted the Lima Declaration on Education and Awareness-raising.
18 November 2014 | Briefing note
In the framework of the Open Government Partnership Regional Meeting for the Americas held in San José, Costa Rica on 18 and 19 November, ECLAC, the Governments of Costa Rica and Chile and the Access Initiative organized the side event "Strengthening environmental democracy through international processes."
17 November 2014 | Briefing note
The Vice Minister of Women of the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations of Peru, Ana María Alejandra Mendieta, reported on the developments of the regional process on Principle 10 at the 51 Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women of Latin America and the Caribbean held in Santiago between 17 and 19 November 2014.
20 October 2014 | Briefing note
In an open letter addressed to the State Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change urging for a human rights-based approach to climate change, 28 United Nations Special Rapporteurs and Independent Experts called for the respect of access rights in climate policy.
30 September 2014 | Briefing note
Briefing note by ECLAC Caribbean Chief, Diane Quarless (September 2014)
22 September 2014 | Briefing note
By means of an official statement sent to ECLAC on 22 September 2014, the Plurinational State of Bolivia made official its participation in the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
4 July 2014 | Briefing note
ECLAC, in its capacity of Technical Secretariat of the Declaration on Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean, together with representatives of the governments of Chile and Costa Rica and civil society organizations from the region, took part in the Fifth Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and the Second Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kiev Protocol held in Maastricht (Netherlands) between 29 June and 4 July 2014.
26 June 2014 | Briefing note
In the first ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in Nairobi (Kenya) between 23 and 27 June 2014, delegates and representatives from 163 Member States of the United Nations adopted resolution UNEP/EA.1/L.13 on the “Implementation of Principle 10 in the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development”.
11 June 2014 | Briefing note
A meeting on innovation and SMEs is conducted today at ECLAC headquarters.
9 June 2014 | Briefing note
The Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado, stressed this point at a parliamentary meeting on science, technology and innovation.
19 May 2014 | Briefing note
The 50 Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean invited the Technical Secretariat of the Declaration to present the process on Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean. The presentation offered a general overview of the process and referred to the links between gender and Principle 10.
9 May 2014 | Briefing note
Delegates from ECLAC's member States and associate members, gathered in Lima, Peru, between 5 and 9 May 2014, approved Resolution 686 (XXXV) on the Application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
30 April 2014 | Briefing note
The Financing for Development Division of the Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (ECLAC), through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), gives technical support to Curaçao for setting up a new development finance organization.
1 April 2014 | Briefing note
La Paz (17 to 21 March), and Cochabamba (24 to 28 March)
31 March 2014 | Briefing note
Briefing note by ECLAC Caribbean Chief, Diane Quarless (June 2014)
24 March 2014 | Briefing note
The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on human rights and the environment (A/HRC/25/L.31) in its twenty-fifth session. It its resolution, the Council notes with appreciation the reports of the Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.
14 March 2014 | Briefing note
The Ministers of Environment and Heads of Delegation to the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean gathered in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico from 12 to 14 March 2014 invited countries of the region to further develop actions on the implementation of the rights of access to information, public participation and access to environmental justice set forth in Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration.
10 March 2014 | Briefing note
The UN Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment, John Knox, presented a report containing a compilation of human rights obligations relating to the environment (A/HRC/25/53) to the Human Rights Council.