The New Environmental and Human Rights Treaty in Latin America and the Caribbean You Should Know About

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Guided by a secretariat at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean , it is the first environmental treaty in the region, and affirms Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, resting on critical principles of environmental democracy and human rights. The public’s right of access to environmental information is guided by the principle of maximum disclosure. Posted June 3, 2021 by Susan Kath.