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PROTECTING OUR RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. AIDA is the only regional organization of environmental legal experts who are both from and in Latin America. We use  the power of international law to create sustainable solutions throughout the region.

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Press Releases | 4 May 2021

Statement on the abuses of security forces during the repression of social protest in Colombia

We call on the international community and urge the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to demand that the Colombian State respect the human rights of the protesters.Read More

Press Releases | 30 March 2021

Chile: Report Finds That Approval of Salmon Farms in Kawésqar National Reserve is Illegal

The document prepared by national and international organizations highlights the incompatibility between this type of industry and the purpose of protection of the area.Read More

Blog | 22 March 2021

Human Rights Council addresses the water crisis and environmental defenders protection

We made our first participation ever in the HRC and joined the discussions on the right to a healthy environment and the protection of environmental human rights defenders.Read More

Blog | 19 March 2021

Legal resistance to the expansion of salmon farming in Chile

A coalition of Kawésqar communities are defending their land and seas from the expansion of the salmon industry into their ancestral territory.Read More

Press Releases | 11 March 2021

Belo Sun: at the worst moment of the pandemic, Brazilian government authorizes in-person meeting between mining company and impacted Indigenous peoples

About 994 indigenous Brazilians have died since the COVID-19 pandemic began last March.Read More

Blog | 3 March 2021

Mexico’s climate commitments lack ambition

The country’s update of its Nationally Determined Contribution fails to meet the level of ambition and progress required by the Paris Agreement and its own General Law on Climate Change.Read More

When the violation of the rights of Amazonian peoples in Brazil receives no response nationally, these communities find in AIDA a voice in the Americas.

Felicio Pontes, Attorney, Federal Public Ministry, Brazil

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