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LAPORAN TERBARU MENGENAI IMPLEMENTASI KOMITMEN ASIA PULP DAN PAPER (APP) TERKAIT TANGGUNG JAWAB SOSIAL DAN USULAN REKOMENDASI PERBAIKAN

Beradasarkan hasil interview 17 masyarakat terdampak di Indonesia, mengungkap masalah dalam pelaksanaan komitmen, sementara itu ratusan konflik masih belum terselesaikan

San Fransisco, CA – Sebuah study lapangan untuk menginvestigasi Kinerja Asia Pulp dan Paper, menyediakan masukan terhadap evaluasi kemajuan APP dalam memenuhi komitmen tanggungjawab social, dan membuat rekomendasi terhadap perusahaan berdasarkan bukti – bukti lapangan yang ditemukan selama penelitian, bahwa agar APP membuat langkah –langkah yang tepat untuk menyelesaikan konflik-konflik yang ada.

'Our Fight' - Defending the forest and paying the ultimate sacrifice

On 1st September 2014 Edwin Chota and three indigenous Asheninka leaders were murdered while defending their forests. Through their widows, family and friends we learn about their on going fight for land titling in Peru. This story is one of many examples of Indigenous Peoples defending the forest and paying the ultimate sacrifice, launched just ahead of COP20 in Lima.

Venezuela: indigenous peoples appeals to President to halt ‘neo-slavery’ in illegal mines in Caura

The Ye’kuana and Sanema indigenous peoples of the Caura River in Estado Bolivar have again appealed to President Maduro of Venezuela, to halt the sub-human conditions to which they are being subjected in the illegal mines on the river. They claim there are now some 3,000 illegal miners operating in the Yuruani river an affluent of the Caura above the high waterfall of Salto Para, which hitherto had kept the headwaters of the river system among the best conserved in the whole Orinoco basin.

Congo Basin communities and NGOs mobilise in response to growing palm oil threat in the region

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), local communities, and Indigenous people groups in the Congo Basin have convened to address the emerging challenges of palm oil development in the region. Hosted by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in Douala, Cameroon, meetings were held from December 2-4, 2014 attended by nearly 40 civil society experts and community leaders from over 25 organizations. Insightful presentations were made, and strategic reflections and discussions took place in order to address communities' challenges related to palm oil expansion in the region.