This event seeks to generate a participatory dialogue on climate justice and damages and losses from a Central American perspective. Costa Rican climate activist and researchers will share the experiences advocating for climate reparations and demanding responsibility from historical polluters. We will explore issues such as colonialism, climate injustice and human rights. The event looks to interact with local US activists and organizations to find common ground and develop collective political action. 

 Time and date:  

March 15, 2023 – 14:00 – 16:00  GMT-5 / The People’s Forum 


The People’s Forum, NYC 




14:00 - 14:10 


  • The People’s Forum 

14:10 - 14:40 

Loss and Damage: Global south perspective 

  • Adrian Martinez, La Ruta del Clima. 

14:40- 15:10 

Loss and Damage: Costa Rica and Central America 

  • Andrea Robles, La Ruta del Clima. 

15:10 – 15:40 

Human Rights and Climate Justice: State obligations

  • José Rodriguez, World Youth for Climate Justice.  

15:40 - 15:55 


  • Questions from the audience. 

15:55 - 16:00 

Closing statements  

  • Basma Eid, ESCR-Net. 

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