Resources

Annual Report 2007

FPP's report of activities for its charitable arm, over the year 2007

Press Statement - We distrust "One World Trust's" findings. NGO Forum on ADB Statement on the 2007 Global Accountability Report

Manila. We are appalled to see the "2007 Global Accountability Report" issued by One World Trust, a UK-based organization that glowingly rates the institutional accountability and transparency of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Report found the Bank to be 100 percent trasparent as well as 81 percent accountable.  The NGO Forum on ADB vehemently disagrees with these findings!  See full Press Statement here.

Deserting the Sundarbans: Local peoples' perspective on ADB-GEF-Netherlands funded Sundarbans biodiversity conservation project

The US$77.3m Sundarbans Biodiversity Conservation Project was suspended three years early because of its failure to conserve biological diversity and reduce poverty in the Sundarbans. This report provides an analysis of the project's design flaws and consequent disintegration, and identifies means of making good the damage done.

HARD COPY ONLY - AVAILABLE FROM THE FPP OFFICE: info@forestpeoples.org

47 pages   Unnayan Onneshan, Nijera kori, FPP

Forum - International Negotiations on Forests

Article covering the history of negotiations within the United Nations Forum on Forests and the Convention on Biological Diversity, considering the avenues available for indigenous peoples to most effectively defend their rights to lands and resources within the conservation and forestry debates.Published in "Biodiversity", the quarterly journal of TC-Biodiversity

O Conselho Indígena de Roraima e outras ONGs destacam a violação de direitos dos povos indígenas no Brasil em relatório ao Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU - Boletim de Imprensa

No dia 19 de novembro de 2007, o Conselho Indígena de Roraima (CIR), Rainforest Foundation-US, Forest Peoples Programme, e o Programa de Direito e Política Indígena da Universidade do Arizona informaram o Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU (Conselho) sobre a continuada situação de violação de direitos dos povos indígenas da Raposa Serra do Sol.