Episode 4: Escazu Who?
Escazu who? The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean is probably the most important Agreement to be signed onto in the regional space. We spoke to Senator Janelle Chanona, Vice President of OCEANA in Belize. She’s the representative for the Belize Network of NGOs comprised mostly of environment organizations who were pivotal to Belize’s ratification of Escazu.
Read the Escazu Agreement here: https://www.cepal.org/en/escazuagreement
Our colleagues at the Universal Rights Group wrote an amazing summary on the importance of the Agreement here: The Escazú Agreement: A landmark regional treaty for environmental defenders
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