Founded in 1996, the IIDMA is a public interest law center whose goal is to contribute to the protection of the environment and to promote sustainable development through the study, development, implementation and enforcement of the law. Since 1998, IIDMA is accredited to the United Nations Environment Assembly under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The IIDMA was declared an organization of public interest by the Spanish Ministry of Home Affairs in 2001. For more information about the IIDMA, please visit http://www.idma.org.