Skip to content Skip to navigation

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.

The Latest

Blog | 16 September 2018

We all deserve to breathe clean air

AIDA works to improve air quality in Latin America, advocating for the protection of our children and other populations highly vulnerable to atmospheric contamination.Read More

Press Releases | 12 September 2018

Argentina’s approval of fracking wells violates international obligations

The authorization of four fracking wells within the Vaca Muerta shale deposit poses a risk to vital water sources and violates the rights of Mapuche communities. In support of an amparo filed to...Read More

Blog | 6 September 2018

Yearning for better times for Nicaragua

I hope that everyone who has had to flee Nicaragua during this conflict will be able to return and see their country free, while also fully enjoying their human rights.Read More

Press Releases | 4 September 2018

World’s first legally binding treaty to protect the high seas: Landmark UN negotiations open

Following over a decade of discussions at the UN, the two-week Intergovernmental Conference is the first of a series of four negotiating sessions through 2020 for a new treaty to protect high seas.Read More

Blog | 27 August 2018

We have to talk about the bees

Seventy-five percent of our food production relies on pollinators, including bees. Although bee deaths are caused by different factors, human activity is the one thing they all have in common.Read More

Press Releases | 22 August 2018

Renewing AIDA’s Board of Directors

We proudly welcome the new members of our Board: Xavier Martínez Esponda, Monica Roa and Manuel Pulgar-Vidal. All three are outstanding legal professionals dedicated to the defense of the environment...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