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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 | 23 November 2021

Gladys Martínez, Executive Director of AIDA

This executive leadership transition represents an important organizational evolution as AIDA shifts to a single executive director model.Read More

Press Releases | 11 November 2021

"Portraits of a feminist energy transition"

It is only through women's stories and experiences that we can reduce the potential risks of the energy transition and catalyse the power of renewable energy to advance gender equality.Read More

Blog | 29 October 2021

Science's call to action for climate and air

The IPCC's emphasis on these pollutants reaffirms the intrinsic relationship between climate and air, as well as the urgent need to implement effective and joint measures for their protection.Read More

Press Releases | 19 October 2021

Victims of environmental contamination in La Oroya, Peru applaud the presentation of their case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The decision, emitted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, represents an important opportunity to restore the rights of affected residents.Read More

Press Releases | 13 October 2021

Historic recommendation paves the way for development bank to exit harmful hydroelectric projects in indigenous territory

The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) of the Inter-American Development Bank Group established that IDB Invest failed to comply with several of its internal policies.Read More

Press Releases | 12 October 2021

International Arbitration Tribunal rules in favour of a Canadian company and puts foreign investment above Colombia's legitimate right to protect Santurbán

We call on the Colombian State to denounce the free trade agreements and bilateral investment protection agreements to which it is party and to refrain from signing such instruments in the future.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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