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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

Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 21 April 2022

Court suspends fracking pilot projects, reaffirms right to prior consultation in Colombia

The ruling recognizes that fracking cannot advance without the real and effective participation of affected communities and in a context of threats against the lives of human rights defenders.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 29 March 2022

Indigenous victory as development bank withdraws investment and drafts exit plan following rights violation in Guatemala

Affected Mayan communities celebrate the decision, a response to their 2018 complaint, while acknowledging that the Bank has several challenges left to confront.read more

Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 3 March 2022

Peru’s Constitutional Court to hear case on Amazonian oil spills

The Court expects to resolve an amparo that communities of the Peruvian Amazon filed requesting the maintenance of the Norperuvian oil pipeline to prevent further spills.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 9 February 2022

Supreme Court orders protection of Veracruz's reefs and wetlands

Mexico’s high court unanimously ruled that authorities violated the right to a healthy environment by authorizing the expansion of the Port of Veracruz.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Large Dams | 3 February 2022

IDB must guaranty a responsible exit from the Hidroituango project

Ongoing investigation of the project continues regardless of early repayment of loan.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 2 February 2022

In-danger designation requested for Pantanal wetlands in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay

Advocates urged the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to conduct an advisory visit to wetlands affected by fires, and for the governments to inscribe the sites on the global list of wetlands at risk.read more

| 23 November 2021

Gladys Martínez, Executive Director of AIDA

This executive leadership transition represents an important organizational evolution as AIDA shifts to a single executive director model.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 11 November 2021

"Portraits of a feminist energy transition"

It is only through women's stories and experiences that we can reduce the potential risks of the energy transition and catalyse the power of renewable energy to advance gender equality.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 October 2021

Victims of environmental contamination in La Oroya, Peru applaud the presentation of their case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The decision, emitted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, represents an important opportunity to restore the rights of affected residents.read more

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