Tag Environment

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Preliminary observations of the Special Rapporteur on the Law to food

In the period that extended from September 12 to 21 of this year, our country had the visit of the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations, Hilal Elver, with the objective of evaluating the realization of the right to food in the country, to…
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Escazú Agreement: An opportunity to guarantee the application of Principle 10 in LAC

"Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean" was approved in Escazú, Costa Rica, on March 4, 2018, officially opens to the signature…
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Bajo Grande and Jerónimo de la Gente: A prize that seeks to cover a problem of years?

On April 6, the award 'Jerónimo de la Gente' was presented in the city of Córdoba and it was the Civil Association 'Las Omas', who won the first place after the vote. The recognition seeks to distinguish a citizen, citizen, or grouping of…
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We participate in the First Latin American Workshop on Litigation Strategies on Climate Change and Human Rights

From July 11 to 13, the First Latin American Workshop on Litigation Strategies on Climate Change and Human Rights was held in Bogotá, Colombia. The workshop was jointly organized by the Law, Justice and Society Studies Center (Dejusticia) and…
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Concern and uncertainty regarding the progress of the works of the Villa Carlos Paz Environmental Center

The works of the Environmental Center of Villa Carlos Paz show an advance of 90% and estimate that in 30 days it will be in operation. Meanwhile, the concern of the residents of Malagueño continues asking for concrete measures to make effective…
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#WeWantToBreathe: A campaign against pollution in the Suquía River

Neighbors and neighbors of Capilla de los Remedios join the claims for contamination of the Suquía River due to the poor functioning of the Sewage Treatment Plant (WWTP). The campaign #QueremosRespirar reflects the desperate request of the…
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The Regional Agreement on Principle 10 is binding

On March 4, representatives of 24 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, adopted the first binding regional agreement to protect the rights of access to information, public participation and access to justice…
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Advisory Opinion of the IACHR on the environment and human rights

Following a request made by the State of Colombia on March 14, 2016, for the first time the Inter-American Court developed the content of the right to a healthy environment in its Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 on "Environment and Human Rights",…
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Towards a regional agreement on environmental human rights

From November 27 to December 1, the eighth meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean took place at the headquarters of the ECLAC of Santiago de Chile. During the day, the importance of reaching a regional agreement on environmental matters was raised.
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Complaint for illegal environmental activities in Alta Gracia

In defense of the right to freely access water courses and the environment as a collective good, we made a complaint to the Environmental Police Directorate giving an account of the illegal activities developed in the Potrerillo de Larreta Country Club.