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Photo: María José Veramendi Villa, AIDA attorney, speaks at the Constitutional Court of Peru on incorporating the protection of human rights in the new climate agreement. Credit: Víctor Quintanilla.

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 15 December 2014

COP20: Towards a climate deal with human rights protections

The impact of climate change on human rights is clear. Yet no international treaty on climate change makes reference to­ human rights, nor does any human rights treaty reference climate change. more

Photo: Ariél Pérez, AIDA attorney, discusses the legal tools to tackle fracking. Credit: Victor Quintanilla.

Fracking | 11 December 2014

COP20: Fracking, an experimental, hazardous and contaminating technique

During an event at the People’s Summit on Climate Change, a parallel event to more

climate finance event

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 3 December 2014

COP 20: And what about the effective use of climate finance?

The amount of money required to confront the effects of extreme climate changes is much larger than currently sought in global negotiations. Clearly more resources are needed, but it is more


Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 2 December 2014

COP20: Protecting human rights in all climate actions

By Víctor Quintanilla, AIDA Communications Coordinator, @vico_qs All countries have an obligation to fight climate change. But they more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 1 December 2014

COP20: It’s All On Our Shoulders Now

ECO/Climate Action Network We are very happy to be in Lima, and ECO is ready to get right to it. COP20 needs to deliver on enough confidence building measures to ensure climate action and more

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


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