In recent weeks, there has been significant press coverage of human rights abuses connected with the work of international conservation charities, including WWF.
19 de marzo de 2019: Anoche, aproximadamente a las 9:15pm en Costa Rica, el amado líder indígena del pueblo Bribri, Sergio Rojas Ortiz, fue asesinado mientras estaba solo en su casa en Yeri, ubicada en el territorio indígena de salitre (Puntarenas, Costa Rica). Dos vecinos Bribri habrían escuchados 15 disparos.
As a human rights organisation, gender justice is a fundamental principle of our work, and we have long been conscious of, and sought to address, the barriers to effective participation in decision-making by women. This blog summarises some of the experiences and learnings from our fieldwork in the Congo Basin over the past 5 years, on how to improve women’s effective participation at the community level.
In a controversial press statement, the Indonesian Government has misrepresented an IUCN report to justify its own agenda to plant more palm oil and cast doubt as to the validity of claims of the palm oil c
After five years of equivocation the European Commission has proposed a ‘Roadmap’ for stepping-up EU action to address its contribution to global deforestation. Despite the escalating impact of EU trade in forest-risk commodities, regardless of repeated calls from the European Parliament for regulatory meas
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has removed the world’s second largest palm oil company, Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), from its list of sustainable companies, reported Friends of the Earth (FoE) this week.
Amicus Curiae entregada por el Global Justice Centre of New York y Forest Peoples Programme a la Sala Civil de San Martin en relación al caso de la Comunidad Nativa de Nuevo Lamas contra el Gobierno Regional de San Martin y el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegida
Amicus Curiae Brief submitted by Global Justice Centre of New York and Forest Peoples Programme to the Civil Court of San Martin in the Case of the Kichwa Native Community of Nuevo Lamas vs Regional Government of San Martin and the Natural Protected Areas Service of Peru (SERNANP).
Tropical forests in Borneo are under major threat from deforestation from planned infra-structure development, says a new report published today.
An emotive candle light commemoration for all the indigenous leaders and community members killed in the two years since the adoption of the Colombian peace agreement was held in the town square of Riosucio, in Caldas, Colombia on 7 December 2018.