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PROTECTING OUR RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. AIDA is the only regional organization of environmental legal experts who are both from and in Latin America. We use  the power of international law to create sustainable solutions throughout the region.

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Blog | 3 February 2023

Actions and reasons to preserve the Amazon

The Amazon and its care are emblematic of the intrinsic relationship and balance that must exist between a healthy environment and human existence.Read More

Blog | 30 January 2023

Urgent alert on human rights threats due to Pantanal degradation

It is time to join forces and take care of the enormous natural and cultural wealth of this biome that is so important for life.Read More

Press Releases | 22 December 2022

Swiss OECD Point of Contact calls on Glencore to comply with due diligence on coal mine in Colombia

However, the Swiss NCP’s statement did not the main duty of its mandate—to ensure the implementation of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.Read More

Blog | 21 December 2022

10 good news stories from 2022, for a sustainable future

We’re celebrating decisions at the local, national and international levels that help move us toward a more sustainable future for all.Read More

Blog | 15 December 2022

Toward environmental justice: 4 achievements for AIDA in 2022

These advances demonstrate the importance of collaboration and persistence. They are in turn precedents for litigation, advocacy and alliance-building.Read More

Press Releases | 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

When the violation of the rights of Amazonian peoples in Brazil receives no response nationally, these communities find in AIDA a voice in the Americas.

Felicio Pontes, Attorney, Federal Public Ministry, Brazil

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