The concrete results of COP 1 of the Escazú Agreement

From April 19 to 22, at ECLAC headquarters, Santiago de Chile, the first Conference of the Parties to the Escazú Agreement (COP1) was held. The States Parties met there in order to design and adopt important rules for the implementation of…

In 10 days the public consultation on trans fats ends

On May 12, the public consultation ends where the proposal is evaluated presented by civil society to update Article 155 tris of the Code Argentine Food Code, which regulates the presence of Trans Fats in marketed foods, and thus reduce their…
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We exchanged about learnings in Environmental Justice

Summoned by the Legal Empowerment Network, numerous NGOs from Latin America participated in a meeting in the city of Santiago de Chile. Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish. This translation may not…
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2021, another year defending human rights

We present the 2021 Yearbook, a synthesis of the work we have carried out at Fundeps in a challenging year, with great struggles and achievements in pursuit of a more just, equitable and sustainable society. Below, we offer a google translate…

Is Argentina closer to saying #ByeTransFats?

On March 14 and 15, the National Food Commission (CONAL) held its ordinary meeting No. 144. There, among other topics, it worked on improving the regulation of trans fats based on the proposals presented by civil society and the Ministry of…

Public Hearings of the Public Defender’s Office: “The media and information in the pandemic”

During the year 2021, faced with a pandemic context, we participated in the first Public Hearings of the Public Defender's Office in virtual mode, through a videoconference platform and, at the beginning of this year, the reports resulting from…

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