ECLAC Negotiation

On July 31-August 1, the Special Rapporteur spoke in Buenos Aires, at the negotiation by Latin American and Caribbean countries towards a new agreement on environmental access rights, including rights to information, participation and remedy.  He praised the dedication and openness of the participants and encouraged them to complete a strong agreement as soon as they can.  He emphasized that this is one of the most important international negotiations in the last two decades, in human rights as well as the environment.