SDI (Liberia), CED (Cameroon) and Forest Peoples Programme Side Event at 53rd Session of the African Commission: Extractive industries, environment and human rights in Africa - 11th April 2013

ACHPR Side Event, 11 April 2013
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SDI, CED, FPP

SDI (Liberia), CED (Cameroon) and Forest Peoples Programme Side Event at 53rd Session of the African Commission: Extractive industries, environment and human rights in Africa - 11th April 2013

SIDE EVENT AT 53RD SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS: 

Extractive industries, environment and human rights in Africa: Impacts on indigenous peoples and local communities in Liberia and Cameroon

When: Thursday 11th April 6pm

Where: Main hall at the Kairaba Beach Hotel, Banjul, The Gambia

Organised by: Sustainable Development Institute (Liberia), Centre pour L’Environnement et le Développement (Cameroon) and Forest Peoples Programme.

Opening remarks: Commissioner Pacifique Manirakiza, Chair of the Working Group on Environment, Extractive Industries and Human Rights in Africa.

There will be 3 panel presentations by the Sustainable Development Institute (Liberia), Centre pour L’Environnement et le Développement (Cameroon) and Forest Peoples Programme, and a discussion period.

Additional information:

The event will start at 6pm or as soon as the Commission’s session of the day ends. If you will already be at the session, please remain in the room to attend the event.

There is no need to register for this event, but seating will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide financial assistance to anyone who would like to attend this meeting.  

For more information please email gemma@forestpeoples.org.