|New ECLAC Observatory on Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean|
Launched in Brasilia on the occasion of the Sixth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee for the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 on March 20, 2017, the Observatory of Principle 10 in Latin America and the Caribbean (http://observatoriop10.cepal.org/en ) Makes available to the countries and the public outstanding references on the rights of access to information, participation and justice in environmental matters contained in international treaties, laws and policies as well as relevant jurisprudence on the subject.
The information available at the Observatory is organized by countries, rights, themes, policy instruments, jurisprudence and treaties, which are combined in cross-data and visualized through dynamic maps.
The Observatory emerges as an initiative of ECLAC to contribute to a better knowledge, dissemination and implementation of the rights of access to information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters enshrined in Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on The Environment and Development.
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“The Observatory analyses legislation, policies, jurisprudence and treaties that guarantee the full enjoyment by all persons of the rights to have access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters, as enshrined in Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration.“
Division of Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean