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Reunião sobre a implementação dos direitos de acesso e desenvolvimento sustentável no Caribe e oficina sobre mudança climática, desastres naturais e vulnerabilidade costeira

O objetivo desta reunião é fazer um balanço e revisar os avanços no Caribe quanto à implementação dos direitos de acesso à informação, à participação e à justiça em assuntos ambientais estabelecidos no Princípio 10 da Declaração do Rio de 1992.

24-26 ago 2015 | Workshops

Detalles

Idioma do curso English
Modalidade
Presencial
Contato

Público objetivo

The meeting will bring together relevant/high-ranking officials from Governments of the Caribbean dealing with access to environmental information, public participation in decision making process and access to justice in environmental matters, as well as members of the judiciary system, representatives of civil society organizations, academia and private sector, amongst others.

Descrição

The working language of the meeting will be English.

Programa

Monday, 24 August 2015

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Participant registration

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks

  • Turkessa Benjamin Antoine, Senior Legal Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  • Diane Quarless, Director, ECLAC Sub-regional headquarters for the Caribbean
  • Karetta Crooks-Charles, Saint  Lucia National Trust, Saint Lucia

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Session 1: Current status of the implementation of Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean and recent international and regional developments

Panellists:

  • Maureen Payne, Junior Minister, Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Turkessa Benjamin Antoine, Senior Legal Officer, OECS

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Coffee break

Session 2: Good Practices, challenges and lessons learned in the Caribbean region on access to environmental information, public participation and justice in environmental matters

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel 1: Good practices on access to information in environmental matters

Featured speaker:

Panellist:

  • Samantha Robertson, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Human Rights Association

Dialogue with the participants 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Panel 2: Good practices on access to participation in environmental matters

Featured speaker:

  • Melinda Janki, Executive Director, The Justice Institute Guyana

Dialogue with the participants

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coffee break

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Panel 3: Good practices on access to justice in environmental issues

Featured speaker:

  • Chateram Sinanan, Chairman, Environmental Commission, Trinidad and Tobago

Panellist:

Dialogue with the participants

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Panel 4: What is missing in the Caribbean Region for full application of access rights

Dialogue with the participants

5:30 p.m. Closure of the day

 

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Summary and wrap up of day one and presentation of objectives and methodology of the session

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Presentation of the Bali Guidelines and the Preliminary document of the regional agreement

9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Review of preliminary document (access to information)

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Review of preliminary document (public participation)

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Review of preliminary document (access to justice)

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Conclusions

 

 

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Enhancing access to information on climate change, natural disasters and coastal vulnerability in the Caribbean: leaving no one behind

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Session 1: Access to information on climate change and coastal vulnerability in the Caribbean region

Carlos de Miguel, Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division, ECLAC

Panellists:

Open discussion

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee break

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Session 2: Disasters and the measurement of their effects and impact in the Caribbean region

Omar Bello, ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean

Panellist: Karetta Crooks-Charles, Saint Lucia National Trust

Open discussion

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing of the workshop