Success Stories

Success Stories

The CAFTA-DR Secretariat for Environmental Matters and the Citizen Communications Mechanism help address citizens concerns about effective enforcement of environmental legislation.

In the SEM, a success case is any case in which one or more of the following characteristics are present:

  • The submitter had effective access to public participation in the issue of concern to them.
  • The submitter had access to public environmental information to which he had not previously accessed.
  • In complex solution problems, solution processes were agreed upon.
  • There are significant reductions in the reported problem.
  • The access of disadvantaged communities to participation and access to public information was improved.
  • Submitter-Government communication was improved.
Cont auditiva

Noise Pollution, Antigua Guatemala

Sea turtles

Sea Turtles, Dominican Republic


Villa Veranda, El Salvador