Port-of-Spain, November 14, 2022 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) congratulates Nicole Leotaud, its Executive Director, on being elected as one of the six new representatives of the public for the Escazú Agreement.

The Escazú Agreement is a regional agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was adopted in Escazú, Costa Rica, on 4 March 2018.

This Agreement aims to guarantee the rights of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process and access to justice in environmental matters, as well as the creation and strengthening of capacities and cooperation, contributing to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in a healthy environment and to sustainable development.

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