Costa Rica

Environmental Damages, Environmental Reparations, and the Right to a Healthy Environment: The ICJ Compensation Judgment in Costa Rica v. Nicaragua and the IACtHR Advisory Opinion on Marine Protection for the Greater Caribbean

On 2 February 2018, the International Court of Justice issued a landmark judgment on compensation for environmental damages in Certain Activities Carried Out By Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua), Compensation Owed by th...Read More

A Lot of Activity in the Inter-American Court

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has been very active recently: from hearing a major case on domestic violence; to issuing an advisory opinion on LGBT rights in which it ruled, inter alia (and contrary to the European Court) that th...Read More

Pesticide Residues Top Of Agenda Of WTO Food Safety Body

Specific trade concerns Members highlighted a range of measures that set standards on food safety and animal and plant health, which many agri-exporters said were too stringent and impeded trade, especially to the detriment of farmers from ...Read More

New Proposals Submitted For Draft Agreement On Fisheries Subsidies

Members engaged in a line-by-line reading of a compilation text circulated on 12 October. This text was based on seven earlier proposals for MC11 outcomes on fisheries subsidies, submitted by New Zealand, Iceland and Pakistan; the European ...Read More

Stakeholders Support UNESCO Framework On The Safety Of Journalists In Honduras

seguridad_periodistas_hn.jpg © UNESCO The UNESCO regional office for Central America in San Jose, Costa Rica continues to dialogue with stakeholders on the development of the Honduran Strategic Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issu...Read More

UNESCO Developing Strategic Plan On Safety Of Journalists For El Salvador

seguridad_periodistas_sv.jpg © UNESCO The UNESCO regional office for Central America in San Jose, Costa Rica is finalizing a Strategic Plan for the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity in El Salvador following discussions on a dr...Read More

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change Analysis and Commentary Edited by Daniel Klein, Maria Pia Carazo, Meinhard Doelle, Jane Bulmer, and Andrew Higham Author Information Daniel Klein, Legal Officer, United Nations Framework Convention on C...Read More

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change Analysis and Commentary Edited by Daniel Klein, Maria Pia Carazo, Meinhard Doelle, Jane Bulmer, and Andrew Higham Author Information Daniel Klein, Legal Officer, United Nations Framework Convention on C...Read More

Investment Claims Amid Civil Unrest: Questions of Attribution and Responsibility

Political instability and civil strife are known inhibitors of foreign investment. The Middle East is a region with tremendous investment potential due to a constellation of factors, including abundant natural resources, convenient geograph...Read More

Compilation Of Seven Fisheries Subsidies Proposals Circulated To WTO Members

The compilation matrix reflects seven textual proposals: from New Zealand, Iceland and Pakistan; the European Union; Indonesia; the African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) Group of States; a Latin American group composed of Argentina, Colombia, C...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN CONCLUDES SIXTY-SEVENTH SESSION

Adopts Concluding Observations on the Reports of Italy, Thailand, Romania, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Barbados, Niger and Nigeria 21 July 2017 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon concluded its sixty-...Read More