Latin American and Caribbean Countries - LAC P10

 The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters 
First Meeting of Negotiating

CIVIL SOCIETY IS WORKING TO PROMOTE THE LAC DECLARATION ON PRINCIPLE 10 AND HAS CALLED FOR A LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT TO:

ESTABLISH THE FOUNDATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOVERNANCE
FOSTER GREATER POLITICAL STABILITY WITHIN COUNTRIES AND IN THE REGION
PROVIDE LEGAL TOOLS TO SECURE THE EFFECTIVE ENJOYMENT OF ACCESS RIGHTS
CHANNEL DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO STRENGHTEN INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITIES
SIGNAL THE COMMITMENT OF LAC SIGNATORY STATES TO GOOD 
ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Principle 10 Rio Declaration:

 “Environmental issues are best handled with participation of all concerned citizens, at the relevant level. At the national level, each individual shall have appropriate access to information concerning the environment that is held by public authorities, including information on hazardous materials and activities in their communities, and the opportunity to participate in decision-making processes.“

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Meeting Participation( 5th, 6th and 7th) 

"Emerging practices of States regarding the protection of environmental defenders in Latin America and the Caribbean"
by the Mexican Center for Environmental Law AC (CEMDA)

 Latest Publications

Opening Ceremony  (July 31, 2017)

7rh Meeting Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC)​, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening Remarks by Andrés Napoli, Alternate Elected Representative of the Public (Argentina)

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Video/Animation

Competition

Principle 10 Jingle

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 CONTACT US

For any inquiries, please email us or call:

Carole Excell

Project Director, The Access Initiative

World Resources Institute 

+1 (202) 742-5847   |   cexcell@wri.org

Danielle Andrade

Attorney-at-Law

Elected Representative of thePublic

Goffe Law, 15A Braemar Avenue, Kingston 10, Jamaica 

+1 (876) 804-0544   |   dandrade.law@gmail.com

Andrea Sanhueza 

Regional Secretariat

Elected Representative of the Public

+56 (2) 2823-7985   | andreasanhuezae@gmail.com

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