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What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals?

We present a document analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish. This translation may not be accurate…
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals

(ONLY SPANISH) The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented global impact in the modern era. Many countries are in a health, economic and social emergency due to the negative consequences of the fight against the new coronavirus. Undoubtedly,…

We request intervention of the Ombudsmen of the People and of children and adolescents of the Province

Due to the fires that occurred throughout the territory of the Province of Córdoba during this year, we asked the Provincial Ombudsman's Office and the Ombudsman's Office for Girls, Boys and Adolescents to intervene in order to…
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La Pampa passed a new legislation on agrochemicals

On November 30, the Legislature of the Province of La Pampa approved by majority the so-called "Comprehensive Pesticide Management Law" No. 3288, at the proposal of the Provincial Executive Power. This initiative is part of the…
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Protection for delay in access to environmental information

On December 1, we filed an amparo action for delay of the Secretary of Environment of the Province of Córdoba in providing environmental public information. Through this action we ask the courts to require the Province to fulfill…
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We asked the Senate to incorporate new principles into the General Environmental Law

In conjunction with other NGOs, we asked the Chamber of Senators to treat the bill that seeks to incorporate the principles in dubio pro aqua and in dubio pro natura Law No. 25,675. The bill, which has already obtained the corresponding half-sanction…
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We participate in a discussion on climate change

On September 25 of this year, we participated in a discussion together with other NGOs from Latin America and the Caribbean, in which we discussed the collaborative work carried out this year: «Climate Change and the Rights of Women, Indigenous…
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The province on fire, again

Native forest ecosystems, no less than a month after the last fires, are again affected by this phenomenon, causing immeasurable environmental damage. Even though drought conditions constitute a variable that increases the risk of fire, these,…

Argentina ratified the Escazú Agreement

In a special session held yesterday, the Chamber of Deputies approved the bill to ratify the Escazú Agreement. With this act, only the ratification of a Latin American and Caribbean State would remain for its subsequent entry into force. “Below,…
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Agrochemicals, an environmental and public health problem

This document aims to examine, from a comprehensive environmental and public health perspective, the impacts caused by the application of agrochemicals. One of the many consequences of the existing agricultural production model in Argentina…