Accede a contactos, recursos, y herramientas útiles para Defensores de los Derechos Humanos Ambientales

Reclama tus derechos: Accede a mecanismos internacionales

Conoce sobre los mecanismos que te pueden ayudar a garantizar tus derechos

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Organizaciones de la sociedad civil que te pueden apoyar

Directorio de organizaciones que ofrecen apoyo a los Defensores de los Derechos Humanos Ambientales

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Ponte en contacto con la Coalición DD

La Coalición DD se formó para construir un puente entre el trabajo internacional, nacional, y local para amplificar los esfuerzos de apoyo y defensa sobre prevención y protección de defensores

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digitales seguras

Las comunicaciones digitales hacen parte de nuestra vida diaria. Sin embargo, las aplicaciones que usamos con mayor frecuencia , pueden no ser las más seguras.

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historias que inspiran

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Zapotecas Indigenous Joint Communities

At the south of Mexico in ‘Sierra Norte’, Oaxaca, eight Zapoteca communities come together to a joint community organization working on the conservation of 13,000 hectares of forest. Their conservation strategy is based on a sustainable management of the forest, but also the development of a managerial model through which they have developed community businesses combining technical knowledge with indigenous organization. (…)


Mariano Marcos Tenera

Mariano Marcos Terena, is the son of the Xane’ Pueblo, from the region of Aguas del Pantanal, between Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. A Brazilian national born in 1954 he is a Xane’ leader who has devoted his life to working and organizing for the rights of Indigenous people and for the earth itself. (…)


Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Ms. Ibrahim is an expert in indigenous peoples’ adaptation to climate change, traditional ecological knowledge, and climate change mitigation strategies. She is Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change. (…)

United States

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Youngest ever congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a third-generation Bronxite, educator, and organizer serving the 14th district of New York in the Bronx and Queens. Since her swearing-in to Congress in January of 2019, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has remained committed to serving working-class people over corporate interests and advocating for social, racial, economic, and environmental justice. (…)

South Africa

Samson Mokoena – VEJA

Methane bubbles popping on the river’s surface, sewage clogged pipes, and the smell of faeces lingering in the air. These scenes are everyday realities for residents of Emfuleni – a municipality southwest of Johannesburg, South Africa – as the breakdown of the area’s pipes, pumps and wastewater treatment plants causes sewage to overflow into one of South Africa’s largest rivers, resulting in water and air contamination. (…)


Stella Gama

Stella Gama is a climate diplomat and gender advocate at the UN Climate talks. She helped create a gender action plan as part of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). (…)



Alberto Curamil: Mapuche Leader

The Mapuche people comprise the largest indigenous group in Chile. In their native language, Mapuche means ‘people of the land’, and they consider forests, rivers, and animals as their brothers. (…)


New Zealand

The Maori Tribe

Sacred Rainforest – Te Urewera is one of the most isolated and largest rainforests in New Zealand. (…)


Titus Onesmus

Titus Onesmus is a climate change activist from Tanzania dedicated to advocate for renewable energy adoption. (…)


Gonawindúa Tayrona Organization – OGT

‘The Black Line’: OGT  is an indigenous organization gathering different indigenous communities living in a shared territory in the ‘Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’, Colombia. It represents the Kogui, Arahuaco, Wiwa, Malayo, and Kankuamo communities. (…)

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