|Lottie Cunningham Wren|
Photo: Brock Dolman
|Image: Global Witness|
|Photos: Todd Cooper|
This week we welcome new ELAW Fellows Juana Bilbano and Delvin Rosalio from Centro por la Justicia y Derechos Humanos de la Costa Atlántica de Nicaragua (CEJUDHCAN).
These Miskito attorneys are fleeing civil unrest on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua.
After a 6-year negotiation process, 24 Latin American and Caribbean countries have adopted a regional agreement to ensure access to information, participation, and justice in environmental matters. Upon entering into force, the agreement will include the first ever legally binding provisions to protect environmental defenders from threats and attacks.