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Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 13 October 2021

Historic recommendation paves the way for development bank to exit harmful hydroelectric projects in indigenous territory

The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) of the Inter-American Development Bank Group established that IDB Invest failed to comply with several of its internal policies.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining | 12 October 2021

International Arbitration Tribunal rules in favour of a Canadian company and puts foreign investment above Colombia's legitimate right to protect Santurbán

We call on the Colombian State to denounce the free trade agreements and bilateral investment protection agreements to which it is party and to refrain from signing such instruments in the future.read more

Human Rights | 11 October 2021

AIDA applauds historic UN resolution recognizing the human right to a healthy environment

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution recognizing this right. It is now up to the General Assembly to adopt the resolution and make it a global right.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 15 September 2021

International technical assistance is consolidated to recover Uru Uru and Poopó lakes

At the request of organizations and communities, experts from the Ramsar Convention Secretariat will evaluate the degradation of the lakes and then issue technical recommendations for their recovery.read more

Mining, Oceans | 8 September 2021

Reaction: IUCN Congress votes yes to a moratorium on deep-sea mining

Scientists have warned that deep-sea mining will cause large-scale, irreversible biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation if permitted to occur.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 29 July 2021

Investor Alert: Belo Sun discloses misleading information to investors regarding controversial gold mining project in the Brazilian Amazon

In a complaint to the Ontario Securities Commission, a coalition of civil society organizations calls attention to the repeated dissemination of misleading information by Canadian-based company.read more

Oceans | 15 July 2021

Member countries of the World Trade Organization must reach an agreement on fisheries subsidies

It is imperative that said agreement adopt solid rules, eliminate the possibility of creating legal loopholes, and seize the opportunity to establish ocean policies aimed at achieving greater...read more

| 4 June 2021

Transition in AIDA's Executive Leadership

After 18 years of dedication, Astrid Puentes Riaño decided to retire from the co-executive direction of AIDA, as of August 31 of this year.read more

Human Rights | 4 May 2021

Statement on the abuses of security forces during the repression of social protest in Colombia

We call on the international community and urge the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to demand that the Colombian State respect the human rights of the protesters.read more

Indigenous Rights, Oceans | 30 March 2021

Chile: Report Finds That Approval of Salmon Farms in Kawésqar National Reserve is Illegal

The document prepared by national and international organizations highlights the incompatibility between this type of industry and the purpose of protection of the area.read more

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