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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

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

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 27 January 2020

Learning from Mendoza, Argentina: “Water is not negotiable

When citizens are aware of the importance of nature and the scale of the dangers it faces, they will not yield.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 25 July 2019

We Too Demand Peace: International Civil Society Organizations Join with Colombians Marching for Peace

We join their call for the Colombian government to protect the social leaders building peace in their communities.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 22 April 2019

Listening to indigenous peoples to save the planet

Indigenous peoples have lived for centuries in a much more sustainable way. They offer us, in many ways, examples and opportunities to learn again, to change and to improve.read more

Fracking, Public Participation | 11 March 2019

Moratoriums and bans on fracking: Comparative legislation

Countries, regions, cities and communities around the world have chosen to prohibit or place moratoriums on fracking through various legal and administrative mechanisms.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans, Public Participation | 18 December 2018

10 environmental successes from Latin America in 2018

This year was characterized by triumphs such as the creation of legal protections and the establishment of policies favorable to the environment and human rights in the region.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 27 August 2018

Open letter to American States on the signing of a regional environmental treaty

On 27 September 2018, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will have the opportunity to put in place a new instrument to protect the environment: the Escazú Agreement.read more

Capacity Building, Public Participation | 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 and human rights in Latin America.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 20 June 2018

Statement on the United States’ departure from the UN Human Rights Council

This decision sends a negative message, especially to countries with serious human rights situations, about which the United States has expressed concern.read more

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