Democracy is not only about participation, but also about what we do with our resources, how we look to the future. I call on the countries that have not signed to do so as soon as possible so that the Escazú Agreement enters into force very quickly, as soon as we have the appropriate ratifications, as a substantial step in democracy in the region,” added the Vice-President of Costa Rica. 4. Any State or intergovernmental organization may receive from the Secretary-General a copy of the text of a treaty or international arrangement the non-publication of which it has decided pursuant to paragraph 2 of this article. The secretariat shall also make available to individuals a copy of such a contract or agreement against payment. At the press conference, Mr. Bárcena also said that the process of the agreement was also innovative because it involved civil society as a whole, that is. .