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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

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights | 17 July 2020

Why fracking is not an energy transition

To promote fracking today would be to take a step backward, rather than forward. It simply does not meet the definition of a transition away from fossil fuels.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 14 July 2020

Challenges and conditions to advance towards energy justice in Mexico

The country now has the opportunity to undertake a progressive and timely transition that allows for better scenarios of social, environmental and climate justice, and that responds to social demands.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 June 2020

Contamination and COVID-19: Why didn't air quality Improve in the Valley of Mexico?

Despite the mobility restrictions established in response to the pandemic, ozone concentrations actually increased. That's because pollutants are linked to more than just vehicle use.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 29 June 2020

Protecting environmental defenders, a State duty that mustn’t be deferred

The work of environmental defenders has been recognized within the international system of human rights as essential, in a democratic society, for strengthening the respect of other rights.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 29 May 2020

Colombia: Holding virtual hearings violates communities' right to participation

The rights of access to information, justice and participation are among the most violated. We must prevent the pandemic from becoming an excuse to continue abusing them.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 May 2020

COVID-19 Response: The importance of providing special protection to indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants

Protecting these peoples so that the pandemic does not threaten their lives and integrity is a moral and historic duty, and an international obligation of all States.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights, Mining | 13 May 2020

Webinar "A Just Transition: Why should industrialized countries reduce their consumption of raw materials? The case of Germany"

We presented the proposals of an NGO network in Germany to achieve a reduction in the consumption of raw materials and to include the perspectives of producer countries.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 28 April 2020

Inter-American Court upholds indigenous rights in Argentina

The Court's decision contributes to the consolidation of standards to protect the land of indigenous communities, as well as their rights to a healthy environment, water and culture.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 30 March 2020

International Environmental Law: History and milestones

International Environmental Law is a discipline that involves the whole world in the protection of a common good: our environment.read more

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