Tag Access to Justice


We launched the Network of Organizations against Corruption

Social organizations from different parts of the country created the Network of Organizations Against Corruption (R.O.C.C.), a space for articulation and joint actions that seeks to generate incidence in policies to combat corruption and social control of State management.

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.

Amicus curiae in the process of guardianship of the Great Marsh of Santa Marta (Colombia)

We present an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court of Colombia in the cause of protection of the Great Swamp of Santa Marta. The environmental degradation of this ecosystem is of national and international significance.
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One of lime and one of sand in the case against Porta Hnos.

I see I see what do you see? One thing. What thing? Wonderful. And like this children's game the situation continues and the state does not appear. Córdoba adds one more case of absence of the authorities before a socio-environmental conflict. The actions of those who govern us are worrisome and alarming. This time it was the turn of the National State as defendant. The public hearing of conciliation lacked those who represented the company Porta Hnos S.A., which in the end is a private subject, and those who did it representing the State.

Introducing amicus curiae to defend the right to information and health

Together with the Inter-American Heart Foundation (FIC), Argentina presented an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court of Colombia on August 10, in a cause of censorship of a campaign to raise awareness of the effects of sugary drinks.

Concern over a Supreme Court decision that weakens human rights treaties in Argentina

A recent decision from the highest tribunal of Argentina finds that it is not mandated to change its decisions, even when these decisions were found to be violations human rights by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Let’s all engage in the elaboration of the regional agreement on environmental matters

Our foundation is participating actively in the monitoring of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation, and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, in accordance with Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration. By means of this letter we invite you to participate in the elaboration of the Guidance Document for Negotiations, providing comments and suggestions.

Right of access in environmental matters. Towards a Latin American regional convention. Fourth meeting on focal points: negotiations begin.

The process towards international environmental governance has its origin in 1972 in the Stockholm Conference, and developed through various conferences and summits.

Concerns on the ICIM potential weakening in the review process being carried out by the IDB

The changes put in place by the bank suggest a deliberate weakening of the Mechanism, especially in terms of accessibility and independence, aspects that are crucial for creating an effective and efficient instrument. The Independent Consultation…