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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

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

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