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Dec 6, 2013
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Jornada de diálogo sobre un convenio sobre participación, acceso a la justicia e inf. ambiental para América Latina y el Caribe

El evento se llevó a cabo el pasado 03 de diciembre en Buenos Aires y fue organizado por FARN junto con el Centro de Estudios en Derecho y Política Ambiental (CEDEPA) de la Universidad de Palermo y contó con el apoyo de la Fundación Boell y el auspicio de la Iniciativa de Acceso en América Latina y el Caribe.

Jul 11, 2012
RELEASE: Governments and Leaders Call for Strengthening Access to Transparency and Public Participation at Rio+20

More than 300 representatives from government, multilateral institutions, and civil society came together today to push for more action and commitments to support stronger governance around environmental issues.

Access to information, public participation and access to justice are core values that were embedded in the UN environmental process going back to the original Rio “Earth Summit” in 1992. These announcements show important progress toward implementing and strengthening these values at the international, national, and regional level.

Jun 9, 2011
FARN 2011 Environmental Report Presented

FARN presented its 2011 Environment Report and exposed the most important environmental issues for Argentina’s electoral year.

Jun 9, 2011
Environmental NGOs demand the immediate ceasing of Pascua-Lama’s activities before the Argentine Supreme Court of Justice

The environmental NGOs Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN), Greenpeace, the Asociación Argentina de Abogados Ambientalistas, (AAdeA), Amigos de la Tierra and Diálogo por el Ambiente (DxA), presented before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Argentine Republic, requesting, in compliance with the Glacier Protection Law, the immediate ceasing of Pascua-Lama’s activities in the Argentine Province of San Juan.

Apr 27, 2010
Press from Greening Justice: Creating and Improving Environmental Courts and Tribunals

The number of specialized courts that resolve environmental issues has grown from only a handful in the 1970s to more than 350 in 41 countries. And while past research has studied a few courts in one or two countries, The Access Initiative of the World Resources Institute (WRI) today releases the first comprehensive global report on the status of these courts.