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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 | 17 November 2022

Organizations, coalitions, academia, and specialists support victims of toxic contamination in La Oroya

Experts filed 15 briefs before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to support the case of residents of La Oroya against the government of Peru.Read More

Press Releases | 9 November 2022

Global South statement on climate finance ahead of COP27

COP27 must reach agreements for an equitable, sufficient and sustainable finance that ensures a just transition.Read More

Blog | 3 November 2022

Victims of toxic contamination in La Oroya take their voice before the Inter-American Court

The importance of the case goes beyond the Peruvian context and represents a historic opportunity to establish a key precedent for all of Latin America.Read More

Press Releases | 5 October 2022

With La Oroya case, the Inter-American Court may set a key precedent for protecting a healthy environment in Latin America

On October 12 and 13, the international court will hear the case of people affected by toxic pollution in La Oroya, Peru.Read More

Blog | 29 September 2022

Presentes: Here and now for climate justice

The challenge lies in demonstrating that when we talk about the energy transition we must also talk about respecting human rights and the rights of nature, and caring for all forms of life.Read More

Blog | 7 September 2022

An alliance for clean air in Latin America is born

The coalition will empower the efforts of citizens, academics, organizations and other actors, while contributing to the achievement of regional agreements.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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