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1 April 2019 | Briefing note
In its capacity as technical secretariat of the Escazú Agreement, ECLAC participated in the "Regional expert meeting on emerging human rights and planetary human responsibilities" and the "Regional symposium on planetary human responsibilities in the context of the climate crisis: contributions for the global debate on the rights of future generations in the international system", that took place in Cusco (Peru) between 27 and 28 March 2019.
27 December 2018 | Briefing note
During a workshop organized by ECLAC in the framework of the EUROCLIMA + programme, experts from various institutions presented their work about disaster risk management and the analysis of climate change vulnerability in municipalities of Colombia.
20 December 2018 | Briefing note
Increasing the speed of decarbonisation is essential to fulfill climate commitments, remarked the regional commission during the side event organized by the EUROCLIMA + programme on Saturday, December 8 in Poland.
12 December 2018 | Briefing note
The recently adopted Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (“Escazú Agreement”) was highlighted in two events during the 24th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Katowice, Poland.
15 November 2018 | Briefing note
The Fourth Latin American Dialogue on Agriculture and Climate Change issues will be held until Friday 16, at the headquarters of the United Nations Regional Commission in Santiago, Chile.
12 November 2018 | Briefing note
The Inter-Parliamentary Union and the National Assembly of Suriname organized a Regional Seminar on climate change and disaster risk reduction for Parliaments of the Caribbean on 5 and 6 November 2018 in Paramaribo, Suriname.
9 November 2018 | Briefing note
Representatives from Central America’s Ministries of Finance analyzed implementation of green fiscal instruments in a seminar held in San José, Costa Rica.
19 October 2016 | Briefing note
The Survey asserts that the rights of access to information, participation and justice are key to tackle inequalities and build climate change resilience strategies. These rights not only ensure that the environmental problems affecting disadvantaged groups and vulnerable communities are adequately addressed but also that policy decisions take into consideration the needs of those groups.
1 January 2016 | Briefing note
Q&A with ECLAC Caribbean Chief, Diane Quarless (January 2015)
7 December 2015 | Briefing note
In its capacity as technical secretariat of the Principle 10 regional process, ECLAC participated in the second UNECE-OECD global round-table on PRTR entitled "PRTR for a sustainable future" and in the 18th OECD Task Force Meeting on PRTR held between 24 and 27 November 2015.
1 September 2015 | Briefing note
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.
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.