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Climate Change, Human Rights | 30 November 2014


Each year, representatives of a variety of nations unite with one purpose: to spur international action to combat climate change. However, in the 20 years that these meetings have been taking place, more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 27 November 2014

Seeking Solutions at the UN Climate Conference

The most important global meeting on climate change is nearing, and expectations are high. The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP20), in Lima December 1-12, is expected to conclude with more

| 27 November 2014

Revealing the Impact of Development on Human Rights and the Environment

"There we were – men and women, boys and girls, elders and community leaders – who dared to reject the burning of our homes on the river’s edge, the theft and loss of our things, the mistreatment, more

Photo: Aerial view of El Mogote, where part of the Paraiso del Mar project has already been built. Credit: Gustavo Danemann.

| 25 November 2014

Mexico has an opportunity to protect its environment

By Sandra Moguel, AIDA attorney, @sandra_moguel The pirinola is a traditional Mexican die with six flat sides, each of which more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 24 November 2014

CONSISTENCY: The Most Urgent Action Against Climate Change

By Astrid Puentes Riaño, Co-Executive Director, AIDA, @astridpuentes This post is also pubpshed more

Global Climate Action Rally

Participación Ciudadana, Fuentes de Agua Dulce | 30 September 2014

Thousands rally in Colombia's capital for Global Climate Action

By Seble Gameda, geographer The sounds of brass instruments, drumming, bike bells, and chants filled the streets of Bogota, Colombia on Sunday, September 21, as over three thousand people more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 22 September 2014

Brazil secures Belo Monte site, but not human rights of affected people

Time doesn’t stop and, unfortunately, nor does the construction of the Belo Monte Dam . Work is advancing at more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Public Participation | 22 September 2014

"We want the Green Climate Fund to follow the rules of procedure it has adopted"

AIDA attended the Latin American Carbon Forum 2014 in Bogotá, Colombia. There, our lawyer Andrea Rodríguez participated as a representative of civil society in a panel on more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 August 2014

Pilcomayo: El río de los pájaros herido por la minería

By Ariel Pérez Castellón, lawyer AIDA For hundreds of years, the Pilcomayo has been essential to the life of at least twenty indigenous peoples living in the river basin, which covers the more

| 28 July 2014

Raising people's needs in tackling climate change

Every day we hear a new story about a family affected by extreme changes in climate. Some suffer from severe droughts, others from serious rainfall and flooding, and still others from intense more


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