Latin America


Rio de Janeiro Office - Brazil

Die Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung arbeitet in Brasilien zu den Schwerpunkten sozioökologische Gerechtigkeit, Demokratie, Sicherheit und Menschenrechte sowie Geschlechterdemokratie.

International Relations

Feminism & Gender


Vaca Muerta Megaproject: A fracking carbon bomb in Patagonia


Argentina’s shale gas and shale oil resources are estimated in second and fourth place globally. Almost all of this potential is concentrated in the Neuquén basin in Northern Patagonia. This paper deals with the great risks to global climate and the impacts on the environment, health and society in the affected communities.


The work of our offices in Latin America

The Foundation’s Latin America programmes are targeted at topics such as green sustainability, environmental protection, and democratic participation especially on the local and regional levels.