Over 25 indigenous Baka and Bagyeli representatives have received training on a tool to monitor the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDR
This brief study has been produced by the partners of the CoNGOs consortium to share our different knowledge and experience, and to set out a joint understanding of the current state of play in relati
It was with enormous sorrow that the Forest Peoples Programme heard the news that Dan passed away unexpectedly in early February. The entire FPP team offers and expresses our sorrow at this untimely news, and our sympathy and sorrow for his widow and children.
Alternative report submitted by Association Okani and FPP to the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), 3-16 April 2018, to assist with the preparation of the list issues to consider in the forthcoming examination of the State Report of the Republic of Cameroon.
Calls are being made for the Finnish government to suspend a €9.5 million fund to the Kenya Forest Service because of escalating human rights abuses of the country’s indigenous Sengwer people.
17 January 2018: The European Union has suspended a multi-million euro project in the face of mounting evidence that its funds were being used to carry out violent human rights abuses.
17 de enero de 2018: La Unión Europea ha suspendido un proyecto multimillonario frente a la creciente evidencia de que sus fondos se estaban utilizando para cometer abusos violentos contra los
41-year-old Robert Kirotich has today been shot by EU-funded guards working for the Kenya Forestry Service. Another wounded man, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi was taken away by the guards and his condition unknown.
Robert Kirotich, de 41 años de edad, ha sido asesinado hoy por guardias financiados por la UE que trabajan para el Servicio Forestal de Kenia (KFS por sus siglas en inglés). Los guardias se llevaron otro hombre herido, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi, y su estado es desconocido.
Three independent experts appointed by the UN have expressed concerns about recent reports that indigenous Sengwer peoples in western Kenya have been attacked and forcibly evicted from their homes.
A powerful press conference was held this morning, 4 January 2018, in Nairobi, attended by over 20 press representatives and 26 Sengwer community members. Milka Chepkorir and Yator Kiptum spoke powerfully about the suffering their Sengwer community are experiencing at the hands of the Kenya Forest Service.
Nairobi, December 29, 2017 – In a remote region of Kenya this week, a government agency — flush with funds from the European Union—is sending armed security guards house to house
Three weeks after the Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation held at Mt Elgon, Kenya, meetings of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) also placed more focus than ever on
Tres semanas después del diálogo mundial sobre los derechos humanos y la conservación de la diversidad biológica celebrado en el Monte Elgon, Kenia, las reuniones del Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica (