Opinio Juris publishes Alessandro Rollo’s article on the Escazú Agreement
11th March 2021
The leading public international law blog Opinio Juris has published a contribution by Omnia Strategy’s associate Alessandro Rollo as today’s featured article.
Alessandro’s article addresses the Escazú Agreement, the first treaty addressing access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean. Hailed as a long-awaited breakthrough in the region’s environmental governance, the treaty provides a multilateral and human rights-based framework to underpin and promote environmental democracy, cooperation and capacity-building. The article sets out the background to the adoption of the Escazú Agreement, provides an overview of its main provisions and discusses its most significant aspects.
The full article is available here