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OHCHR and ECLAC celebrate the Mexican Senate’s ratification of the Escazu Agreement which enables its entry into force

Mexico became the 11th country to ratify the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (Escazu Agreement), an environmental milestone for the Latin America and the Caribbean region that offers States and societies a pioneering platform for advancing toward full access to information, […]

Special edition of the “ECLAC’s Horizons” program

in a special edition of the “ECLAC’s Horizons” multimedia program, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary reflected on the main accomplishments and issues addressed at ECLAC’s thirty-eighth session, which was held virtually on October 26-28. She also analyzed the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the region, along with the policy proposals for a recovery with equality and sustainability that ECLAC […]

Forum of Environmental Defenders in South America

More than 60 human rights and environmental defenders assembled on November 4 and 5 at the online Forum of People Defenders of the Environment in South America, organized by the Hight Commissioner for Human Rights Regional Office for South America (OHCHR), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the UN Environment […]

Euro-Latin American (EuroLat) Parliamentary Assembly XIII Ordinary Plenary Session (remote)

The Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, represented ECLAC at the XIII EUROLAT Ordinary Plenary Session. EuroLat is the parliamentary institution of the Bi-regional Strategic Association established in June 1999 in the context of the EU-CELAC Summit (between European Union-Latin American and Caribbean). EuroLat adopts and submits resolutions and recommendations to the various organizations, institutions and […]