A number of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries recently took a huge step forward in ensuring environmental democracy for their citizens. At a UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) meeting in early November, these countries agreed on a road map to ensure full implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration.
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TAI regional workshop on ''Opportunities for CSO engagement in strategic decision-making -- SEA, EIA, and other processes'
On Nov 27-30, 2012, TAI Thailand, led by Dr.Somrudee Nicro, Senior Director of Thailand Environment Instiitute; with an assistant from Mrs.Frida Arounsavath, SEA expert consultant, hosted a workshop on SEA for TAI CSO partners from 8 SE Asia countries to increase knowledge and awareness on SEA and define possible entry-points for their engagement in strategic decision-making processes. [Read more…]
The resolution -signed by the 21 judges of the National Court of Justice of Ecuador- clarified a legal doubt about judicial competence over environmental crimes in the South American country. It is effective since September 11th, 2012 after its publication in the Official Gazette of Ecuador. Several cases, especially in the Ecuadorian province of Galapagos, prompted a consultation to the National Court of Justice.