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Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 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

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Large Dams | 11 August 2021

The IDB's opportunity to support the protection of the environment and human rights

Four projects financed by the IDB Group are or have been under scrutiny for the impacts of their implementation on indigenous and rural communities in three countries.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 29 July 2021

Investor Alert: Belo Sun discloses misleading information to investors regarding controversial gold mining project in the Brazilian Amazon

In a complaint to the Ontario Securities Commission, a coalition of civil society organizations calls attention to the repeated dissemination of misleading information by Canadian-based company.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 January 2021

OECD to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore

Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans | 21 December 2020

7 AIDA Advances of 2020

We’re especially proud to report on the progress we've made toward a healthy environment and climate justice in Latin America.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Large Dams | 21 July 2020

Seeking justice for communities affected by the Hidroituango dam

The Cauca River is the second largest in Colombia. Many of the communities settled throughout its expansive watershed depend on the river for their...read more

Accountability and Transparency | 29 May 2020

Alerts: COVID-19 in Latin America

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Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 15 May 2020

Applauding the exclusion of Eletrobras from Norwegian oil fund

The Council on Ethics of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, recommended the exclusion due to the Brazilian company's involvement in the Belo Monte Dam, associated with human rights violations.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 18 November 2019

The oil spill devouring life on Brazil’s beaches

Since late August, oil has been registered at more than 500 points along 2,500 kilometers of coastline in northeastern Brazil. Far from being resolved, the problem is getting worse every day.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Large Dams | 11 November 2019

Inter-American Development Bank to investigate Ituango hydroelectric project

Amid the humanitarian crisis caused by the hydropower plant in Colombia, the IDB approved an investigation of whether the Bank’s environmental and social standards were met in financing the dam.read more

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