Jul 29, 2013
Intercambio entre América latina y el Caribe (ALC) y Europa: avanzando hacia un Convenio regional sobre el P10

El próximo 30 y 31 de Julio se realizará el taller “Intercambio entre América latina y el Caribe (ALC) y Europa: avanzando hacia un Convenio regional sobre el P10” en la ciudad de Quito, Ecuador.

El encuentro tiene como objetivo principal realizar un intercambio entre representantes de organizaciones europeas vinculadas al proceso de la Convención de Aarhus con socios de la Iniciativa de Acceso (TAI) de América Latina y el Caribe vinculados al proceso de la Declaración del Principio 10 (P10).

Jul 17, 2013
Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Laws (FOI) in the Caribbean: Improving Management for the Environment
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A regional meeting to discuss the status of Freedom of Information Laws in the Caribbean was held on March, 20-21st in Kingston, Jamaica. A total of 57 participants from 12 Caribbean countries attended the conference. The Conference was organized by the Jamaica Environment Trust, the World Resources Institute, the Access Initiative, Jamaicans for Justice, The Mona School of Business and Management and the Unit of Access to Information of the Government of Jamaica.

Jul 17, 2013
Representatives from LAC Countries meet with Civil Society Experts to Agree on Next Steps for Principle 10
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Governments from 14 countries met in Guadalajara, Mexico on May, 16th and 17th, 2013. The meeting was held to discuss and approve a plan of action for 2013-2014 to implement the Principle 10 Declaration. The plan of action aims at identifying capacity gaps, methods for cooperation and the type of regional instrument needed to strengthen transparency, public participation and access to justice in the region. 12 civil society experts attended, one from each of the countries in attendance.

Main Outcomes of the Guadalajara Meeting

Jul 17, 2013
Principle 10 Declaration LAC Regional Declaration: Main Outcomes
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One of the main outcomes of the Rio+20 Summit in June 2012 was the adoption of the Latin America and the Caribbean Principle 10 Declaration by 10 countries, marking the first time that developing countries came together to formally consider the creation of a regional legally binding instrument to implement Principle 10.

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