This year’s PreCOP meeting took place during the second week of October at the National Convention Center in Heredia, Costa Rica, with country delegates from over 90 different countries working to find common ground on key issues ahead of the Santiago Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Chile.
Adrian Martinez is the Director of La Ruta del Clima and is currently a Research Fellow at the IASS-Potsdam. He has been granted the International Climate Protection Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to research in public participation, human rights, and climate change governance.
He focuses his research and advocacy on public participation, human rights and climate change governance. He has a MA. on Environment, Development and Peace from the United Nations Mandate University for Peace and holds a Licentiate and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Costa Rica.
He has participated in various international events as a speaker or guest lecturer and is a permanent writer who raises awareness of climate change issues. As a consultant, he has worked on various projects in the field of climate change, waste management and environmental policy-law.
PreCOP: ENSURING HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED CLIMATE ACTION THROUGH PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ESCAZÚ AGREEMENT
Ensuring effective public participation in environmental decisions enhances the effectiveness and legitimacy of the decision-making process while guaranteeing that policies respect and promote human rights. The implementation of the Paris Agreement offers several opportunities to implement effectively this principle.
Fifteen national and regional organizations from over nine countries in the Americas appeared at a hearing on the impacts of climate change and its response measures on the rights of vulnerable groups.
Chile’s recently unveiled its decarbonization plan pushes for carbon neutrality by 2050, it has adopted a “double discourse” on coal
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INISEFOR together with the Cabécar de Tainy indigenous community in the upper part of La Estrella Valley develops strategies for adapting to climate change.