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Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 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

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 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

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 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

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 29 June 2022

Examining the obstacles to energy transition in Latin America

As a region, we cannot afford to delay the energy transition and the achievement of climate justice, both urgent and necessary goals, with options that will only tie us more and more to fossil fuels.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 May 2022

5 reasons to end coal extraction and use

These five reasons are at the same time arguments for the decarbonization of Latin America's energy matrix.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Mining | 20 January 2022

Environmental responsibility through supply chains

This report emphasizes the importance of binding legislation for companies to comply with environmental aspects as well as human rights throughout their supply chains.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 21 December 2021

5 important advances for the environmental movement in 2021

Actions born locally are enabling progress on a common goal that transcend borders: the protection of our planet, and the people that most closely depend on it.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 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

Freshwater Sources, Mining | 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

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 15 September 2021

International technical assistance is consolidated to recover Uru Uru and Poopó lakes

At the request of organizations and communities, experts from the Ramsar Convention Secretariat will evaluate the degradation of the lakes and then issue technical recommendations for their recovery.read more

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