Our Guide to COP27: Bringing the Heat to Sharm El Sheikh is out! Climate Policy Lead Sam Goodman breaks down what’s at stake in Egypt and the latest developments on loss and damage, climate finance, adaptation, human rights, and the Global Stocktake. At the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), to be held from November […]
This dialogue will bring together NGOs, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), and state representatives from the LAC region to discuss the challenges civil society faces in engaging in climate change governance. The event will be held virtually via Zoom to maximize the reach of the event and bring in a diverse set of presenters. The objective of […]
Climate change poses an enormous threat to the exercise and enjoyment of human rights in Latin America. Climate impacts spell out a serious list of structural threats that cause harm to people’s lives and rights.
To silence our claim for justice is to deny our right to a healthy environment. It would degrade our human dignity and our rights as persons.
Oxfam, Sustentabilidad Sin Fronteras and La Ruta del Clima organize a dialogue on Loss and Damage during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference – SB56. This dialogue will explore the importance of centering loss and damage assessments on the agency and rights of local communities.
We invite you to the side event “Latin American Perspectives on Loss and Damage”. Representatives of civil society organizations from Latin America will join us in this participatory dialogue. Loss and damage is a crucial issue for Latin America but one that does not have a common position on the part of the governments of the region.
On April 20-22, 2022, the first meeting of States Parties to the Escazú Agreement (or “COP1” for “Conference of Parties 1”) was held in Santiago, Chile (see details here and some pictures here).
Costa Rica’s runoff election on April 3 will feature a showdown between former President Jose Maria Figueres and ex-Minister of Finance Rodrigo Chaves.
The next president will be tasked with carrying out Costa Rica’s environmental agenda over the next four years, along with the newly-elected Legislative Assembly.
Faced with the climate inaction of world leaders, PASO Verde through its People Who Care (POC) program and La Ruta del Clima with the support of Oxfam; co-organize the virtual event Loss and Damage: Challenges post COP26.
Costa Rica’s environmental agenda is at stake and has been a frequent topic at the debates. Candidates offer varying views on the route toward decarbonization, oil and natural gas extraction, trawling and the ratification of the Escazu Agreement.