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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 December 2019

COP25: Organizations call on governments to improve air quality and, with it, slow the climate crisis

Organizations from Latin America and around the world urged governments to include ambitious and measurable targets for confronting air pollution in their new climate commitments.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Large Dams | 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

Climate Change, Human Rights | 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

Human Rights | 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

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 15 October 2019

AIDA Statement on the Situation in Ecuador

We hope that the dialogue will be successful and will serve as an example of the collective construction of climate solutions to ensure participation and respect for human rights.read more

Climate Change, Oceans | 25 September 2019

Ocean scientists and NGOs call time on government neglect of earth’s life support system

Overfishing, pollution, destruction of habitats, ecosystems and biodiversity are all stressors which can be stopped to support the resilience of the ocean to withstand the climate crisis.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 18 September 2019

200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together

These leaders and their groups seek to put pressure on governments and corporations to ramp up climate commitments.read more

Fracking | 13 September 2019

State Council maintains suspension of fracking in Colombia

We are proud to be a part of this litigation and hope that the high court will continue to prioritize the precautionary principle and consider the risks that fracking entails.read more

Large Dams | 4 September 2019

Inter-American Development Bank washes its hands of responsibility for dangerous Hidroituango dam and related human rights violations in Colombia

Fearing imminent collapse of the dam, communities in Antioquia, Colombia, have learned that the public lending arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will not be investigated.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 22 August 2019

AIDA Statement on the crisis in the Amazon

We call on citizens and the international community to pressure the governments of Brazil and the other countries of the region to reverse course and effectively protect the Amazon.read more

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