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.
In a promising win for environmental justice and human rights, Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies voted to ratify the Escazú Agreement on September 25. Argentina became the tenth country to ratify the region’s first environmental treaty, one shy of the 11 needed for it to come into force. This encouraging news came the same week as […]
In recent weeks, Nicaragua and Panama have agreed to ratify the Escazú Agreement, creating renewed hope that the treaty could go into effect this year and putting pressure on countries that have yet to ratify the agreement.
ys of violence and turmoil in Chile have led to President Sebastián Piñera’s surprising announcement on Wednesday that his nation would withdraw from hosting this year’s UN Climate Conference in Santiago, just over a month before it was scheduled to take place.
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.
¿Pero por qué es tan importante transversalizar la categoría del género? ¿El cambio climático nos afecta a todos y a todas por igual?
One of the most important objectives of the feminist movement is to achieve gender equality for women. However, understanding what gender inequity is and the ways that it affects women in their daily lives has been vitally important on the road toward gender equality. One of the major discussions regarding the Paris Agreement was on […]
Key Takeaways from the Climate Change Conference COP24 to move forward in climate action as the Paris Agreement is set with its Rulebook to be implemented.
The Polish government has prevented at least 14 civil society representatives from participating in the climate conference, highlighting the need for human rights.