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ESCAZÚ AGREEMENT: Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters

This resource is intended to publicize the content, the rights it guarantees and the obligations of the State that govern the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental…
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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,…
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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…
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The creation of the Agroecology Directorate at the national level was made official

On August 11, through a Resolution of the Official Gazette, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock defined its new organization chart and made official the creation of the National Directorate of Agroecology, which will be chaired…
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Climate Change and the Rights of Women, Indigenous Peoples and Rural Communities in the Americas

Together with 16 civil society organizations in Latin America, we prepare this report that addresses the problem of Climate Change, its effects and impacts on human rights from the regional context. It was presented to the Inter-American Commission…
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An overview of national environmental projects

Coordinated by the Circle of Environmental Policy (C.A.B.A.), and in conjunction with other specialists, We elaborate the Legislative Environmental Agenda 2020, giving account and analyzing the main bills on environmental matters that have parliamentary…
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The Supreme Court rejected the action initiated by the mining company Barrick Gold against the Law of Glaciers

Within the framework of a declarative action of certainty initiated by Barrick Exploraciones Argentinas S.A and the Province of San Juan, the highest judicial organ of Argentina decided to reject the action. Although the arguments…
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We present a report on the human rights situation in Argentina before the IACHR

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation.…
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Public hearing: “Alternative to National Route N ° 38: Costa Azul Bridge – La Cumbre – Costa Azul Section – Cosquín”.

We present a document that addresses the legal and socio-environmental foundations related to the realization of the mountain motorway. Motivated by the great concern in the design, promotion and execution of public policies related to the protection…
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Amicus curiae has been presented before the Constitutional Court of Colombia in the process of guardianship of the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta – September 2017

The fundamentals of the amicus seek to prove violations of fundamental rights, environmental degradation and the inaction of the competent authorities. We consider that the case requires a structural response, in which the different entities…