Workshop Objectives and Methodology & Introduction of Participants(Day 1 session 1)

United Nations Environment Programme (16/09/2013)

Overall Workshop Objectives •Review progress in the region after the Mauritius Strategy and the Barbados Programme of Action (BPoA) •Take stock and identify key issues for effective implementation of Principle 10 in the region and identify challenges being faced by Caribbean SIDS •Exchange good practices and lessons learned for the three pillars of Principle 10 (public participation, access to information, access to Justice) •Introduce and discuss relevance of the UNEP Bali Guidelines •Introduce and discuss the relevance of the LAC Principle 10 Declaration for regional Principle 10 application •Identify countries needs for the implementation of the Bali Guidelines and identify opportunities for action, capacity development and networking

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