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CIEL participates in launch of regional negotiations regarding an instrument on access rights

In November 2012, at the headquarters of the UN Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago de Chile, CIEL joined in the adoption of a Road Map for the elaboration of a regional instrument on access rights. Access rights embody the procedural dimensions of the right to a healthy environment, and they include access to information, participation and access to justice. Learn more.







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Featured CIEL Climate Change Publication - Climate Change & Human Rights: A PrimerClimate Change & Human Rights: A Primer

Summary of how climate change impacts and response measures are affecting the full and effective enjoyment of human rights; includes a summary of relevant activities and decisions taken at the Human Rights Council, UNFCCC and other policy processes. (CIEL Staff: Orellana & Johl) (May 2011)

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