Agreement Signed to Advance Environmental Justice during the OAS General Assembly

THE Director of the Department of Sustainable Development at the OAS, Cletus I. Springer, along with the Minister of Justice for Paraguay, H.E. Sheila Abed Duarte, subscribed to an agreement of collaboration on June 3, 2014 in Asunción, Paraguay. The Agreement seeks to strengthen the capacity of judicial power in the Americas in order to achieve an effective governance and environmental justice. During the signing ceremony, some of the participating witnesses of honor included Mrs. Xiomara Cubas, Coordinator of the National Counsel for Sustainable Development of Honduras and the Legislator Marco Vinicio Redondo Quiroz, from the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.