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Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 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

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 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

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 November 2022

Global South statement on climate finance ahead of COP27

COP27 must reach agreements for an equitable, sufficient and sustainable finance that ensures a just transition.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 5 October 2022

With La Oroya case, the Inter-American Court may set a key precedent for protecting a healthy environment in Latin America

On October 12 and 13, the international court will hear the case of people affected by toxic pollution in La Oroya, Peru.read more

Oceans | 22 August 2022

Ambition and urgency needed as high seas treaty negotiations near end

With only one week to go in the negotiations for a new treaty to protect two thirds of the ocean civil society is raising alarm about the level of urgency and ambition towards a robust outcome.read more

Human Rights | 28 July 2022

AIDA applauds recognition of healthy environment as a universal human right

The decision adopted by the UN General Assembly is a call for States to recognize that environmental defense is essential for human existence on the planet.read more

Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 22 July 2022

Irish company buying Colombian coal to be investigated for lack of due diligence with regard to human rights

The OECD accepted a complaint filed by civil society against the Irish state-owned company ESB for its failure of responsible business conduct in the purchase of coal from Cerrejón.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 8 July 2022

In regressive decision, high court endorses fracking in Colombia

The ruling does not exonerate national and local authorities from protecting the environment and respecting the fundamental rights of the population as they consolidate the mining and energy policy.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 17 June 2022

AIDA celebrates WTO agreement to curb harmful fisheries subsidies

The agreement is a "crucial step" for the sustainability of fishery resources in the short, medium and long term, as well as for ensuring food security and the livelihoods of coastal communities.read more

Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 22 April 2022

Court ruling may approve licensing for Belo Sun's mining project in the Amazon

A possible decision in favor of Belo Sun may set a precedent that illegally restricts consultation of traditional peoples and sanctions human rights violations.read more

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