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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 | 11 November 2019

Air pollution: it damages your health from day one

A multi-city study, the first conducted in Colombia and Latin America, determines the relationship between air pollution and respiratory and circulatory diseases in the population.Read More

Press Releases | 11 November 2019

Inter-American Development Bank to investigate Ituango hydroelectric project

Amid the humanitarian crisis caused by the hydropower plant in Colombia, the IDB approved an investigation of whether the Bank’s environmental and social standards were met in financing the dam.Read More

Blog | 4 November 2019

Defending my place in the fight for the climate

In the PreCOP25, young people of various professions and aspirations made our claim and sought to be heard.Read More

Press Releases | 30 October 2019

Statement on the suspension of COP25 in Chile

We lament the decision and express our support to the Chilean people, facing a difficult situation that makes the nation unable to guarantee the safety that an event of such magnitude requires.Read More

Blog | 28 October 2019

Lessons for moving into a world without fossil fuels

Recent social conflict in Ecuador, triggered by the abrupt suspension of diesel and gasoline subsidies, has demonstrated the need for a just energy transition that takes people into account.Read More

Press Releases | 17 October 2019

Bogota Declaration for the protection of environmental defenders

We call on governments, companies, financial institutions, investors, and entities to actively and effectively protect and respect the life and rights of advocates.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