Latin America and Caribbean

News from Latin America and Caribbean

Declaration – Latin America and the Caribbean Regional People’s Assembly 2022

Declaration of the People’s Assembly, Latin America and the Caribbean 2022 The serious situation that the peoples are facing in all countries and regions requires real and effective solutions to…
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Workshop on the Escazú Agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean

Organized: By GCAP Latin America on June 29, 2022. Political context: On March 4, 2018, the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental…
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First COP and follow-up to the Ratification process

The first annual summit of the Escazú Agreement was held at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Chile from 20 to 22…
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The Escazú Agreement for environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have played a relevant role in the development of this vision, through multilateral initiatives that resulted in the adoption of the only…
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Four years after the adoption of the Escazú Agreement: We call for its early accession

On March 4, 2018 in the city of Escazú, Costa Rica, under the auspices of ECLAC, 24 countries adopted the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access…
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Progress and challenges – SDG implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the impact of COVID-19

The regional study assesses the progress made and challenges of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Latin America and the Caribbean and the impact of COVID-19. This regional…
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The Escazú Agreement was ratified by Mexico and its entry into force is imminent

The Global Call for Action against Poverty (GCAP) celebrates this decisive step for the entry into force and for its implementation in the region. On November 5, 2020, Mexico ratified…
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Global Week of Action for Debt Cancelation, October 10 – 17

Solidarity Message for Global Week of Action for Debt Cancelation The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) expresses solidarity with hundreds of millions of people suffering under the COVID-19…
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Urge for entry into force of Eszazú Agreement

GCAP Statement about the Eszazú Agreement: September 26th 2020 marked the limit for Latin American and Caribbean states to sign the Escazú Agreement. The final number of countries that signed…
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Statement GCAP LAC: COVID-19 pandemic deepens inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Beyond the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is very clear that this health emergency has highlighted the profound inequalities in our societies, aggravating the global crises in which we…
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GCAP expresses solidarity with civil society in Peru

Photo Credit: Diario La República Peru is facing a challenging historic moment. President Martin Vizcarra has dissolved the Parliament and called elections, using his constitutional powers following Parliament losing two…
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Report on the participation of FOCO / INPADE and GCAP LAC in the Forum of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development of ECLAC, on the processes of the region in the implementation of AGENDA 2030

Photo: Marita Gonzalez CGT, Agustina Carpio FOCO/GCAP, Alicia Bárcena CEPAL, &  Andrés Larigoistia CTA  Brief review of the PAMPA 2030 report Argentinian Platform for the Follow-up of the 2030 Agenda…
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