Meet Catalina Santelices, a passionate climate campaigner leading the charge for environmental justice in Latin America. With her unwavering commitment, she is pushing for the ratification of the transformative Escazú Agreement in Chile, fighting against environmental degradation and resource exploitation.
The Escazú Agreement:
A Game-Changer:The Escazú Agreement, adopted in 2018 and signed by 23 countries, ensures access to information, public participation, and justice in environmental matters. Santelices tirelessly raises awareness about its importance, mobilizing support from civil society, lawmakers, and government officials.
Amplifying Voices, Empowering Communities:
Santelices collaborates with advocates from across the region, amplifying the voices of marginalized communities and environmental defenders. By prioritizing inclusivity and intergenerational cooperation, she negotiates for intergenerational human rights, paving the way for environmental justice.
Mobilizing Support, Inspiring Change:
With strong support from over 450 NGOs and a significant online presence, Santelices engages diverse audiences and garners public support for the Escazú Agreement. Her dedication demonstrates the power of grassroots movements in driving change and creating a more sustainable future.
Catalina Santelices is an inspiring force in the fight for environmental justice. Her unwavering commitment and collaboration empower marginalized communities and shape the path towards a more equitable and sustainable Latin America. Through her advocacy, she inspires change and reminds us of the transformative power of grassroots movements.