Juan Auz

Juan G. Auz is an Ecuadorian attorney who specializes in environmental law and human rights. He is the legal advisor for Fundación Pachamama and Terra Mater and a guest researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.


Juan Auz es cofundador de Terra Mater y director ejecutivo de Fundación Pachamama, dos ONG que defienden los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en la Amazonía ecuatoriana.


Legal empowerment allows indigenous Ecuadoreans to fight multinationals

July 5, 2018
By: Juan Auz

Activism against environmental exploitation in Ecuador requires going up against titanic powers, and legal empowerment has helped indigenous ...


Why is the Inter-American Human Rights System lagging on climate change?

January 11, 2018
By: Juan Auz

The Inter-American Human Rights System is an important tool for Latin American human rights defenders, but why are the Court and the Commission ...