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First Conference of the Parties to the Escazú Agreement (COP 1)
12 April 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the most megadiverse regions in the world and has a vast natural heritage.
But it faces pressing environmental challenges….
And climate change
The Escazú Agreement is the first regional environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean and offers an unprecedented tool to tackle these challenges.
The Escazú Agreement guarantees our right to a healthy environment and to sustainable development.
First meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Escazú Agreement (COP 1).
ECLAC, Santiago, Chile, 20-22 April, 2022.