Ressources

Indígenas 'amarakaeris' decididos a desalojar a la Hunt Oil

 

Convocan de urgencia comisión de alto nivel entre el Gobierno, la Hunt Oil y los indígenas Al menos unos doscientos indígenas de la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri se encuentran concentrados en Salvación, capital de la provincia del Manu, en Madre de Dios, al suroriente del Perú, para exigir el retiro de la compañía estadounidense Hunt Oil de su territorio.

Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples and the Kampar Peninsula

This briefing provides an update on private sector proposals to develop plantation, conservation and REDD schemes on the Kampar Peninsular, Riau Province, in Indonesia. It highlights how the rights and views of communities have so far not been given priority and recommends rights-based approaches and dialogue between affected rights holders and other parties to avoid conflict and promote sustainable forest and climate schemes.

Part of FPP's Rights, forests and climate briefing series.

HCV and the RSPO: Report of an independent investigation into the effectiveness of the application of High Conservation Value zoning in palm oil development in Indonesia

This report summarises the findings of a field investigation and legal study which shows how voluntary efforts by companies to set aside areas for community livelihoods and for conservation are being frustrated by the ill-fit between the RSPO's procedures - using the 'High Conservation Values' approach - and national laws and procedures. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is to meet in Kuala Lumpur from 1-4 November 2009.

NGOs and indigenous peoples' organisations highlight FCPF safeguard failings

Collective memorandum submitted to the Participants Committee of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) by a range of NGOs and indigenous peoples’ organisations, highlighting the key failures and weaknesses apparent in the World Bank's application of appropriate safeguard procedures in funding being provided through the FCPF

Annex Informe del Proyecto de Monitoreo Integral e Independiente de FECONACO

Report by the indigenous federation, FECONACO (one of the submitting organisations), regarding the grave environmental damage resulting from the oil exploration in their lands and the continued failure of the government to remedy the violations presented to the Committee - only available in Spanish

El Banco Mundial accede a suspender la financiación del sector del aceite de palma en respuesta a las críticas de varias ONG

En respuesta a la queja presentada ante la Corporación Financiera Internacional (CFI) del Grupo del Banco Mundial por parte de una coalición de ONG internacionales, el presidente del Banco Mundial, Robert Zoellick, ha accedido a suspender la inversión en el sector de la palma de aceite hasta que se revise la estrategia para abordar los problemas de este sector.

La Banque mondiale accepte de suspendre le financement du secteur de l'huile de palme en réponse à la critique des ONG

En réponse à une plainte déposée par une coalition d'ONG internationales auprès de la Société financière internationale (SFI) de la Banque mondiale, le président de la Banque mondiale, Robert Zoellick, a accepté de suspendre les investissements supplémentaires dans le secteur du palmier à huile, dans l'attente de la définition d'une nouvelle stratégie de gestion de ce secteur difficile.

Rights, forests and climate briefings series

FPP is pleased to announce the first four in a continuing series of briefings that we are producing in collaboration with our partner organisations around the world.

Séries de briefings Droits, forêts et climat

Le FPP est heureux d'annoncer les quatre premiers briefings d'une série de briefings que nous réalisons en collaboration avec nos organisations partenaires à travers le monde.