Implementing the Escazú Agreement: towards GNHRE’s guiding principles

By Felix le Roux, Pablo Serra-Palao & Natalia Urzola The Escazú Agreement (the Agreement) is groundbreaking in myriad ways. It is the first regional agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) that explicitly advances the intersection of human rights and environmental protection. With a clear set of rules, principles, and instruments, the Agreement aims […]

The Escazú Agreement: Fostering future environmental cooperation in LAC

By Pedro Cisterna Gaete Lawyer; LLM Global Environment and Climate Change Law, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D. in Law Candidate at the University of Edinburgh Introduction The entry into force of the Escazú Agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) marks a milestone in international environmental law. The recognition of rights such as access to […]