Communities defending their human rights in areas of certified palm oil plantation will now be better protected under new policy announced by the RSPO this week at the Global Land Forum in Indonesia.
Les communautés qui défendent leurs droits humains dans des zones de production d’huile de palme certifiées seront à présent mieux protégées grâce à un nouveau règlement annoncé cette semaine par la RSPO au Global Land Forum en Indonésie.
In a high level meeting on 12th September, representatives of the regional government of San Martin agreed to abandon their attempts to suspend the titling of indigenous communities in the vicinity of the Cordillera Escalera Protected area (ACR-CE), a threat made by the government in response to a landmark law suit filed in August 2017.
Delegates at the 8th Southeast Asian regional conference on Human Rights and Business in Chiang Khong, Thailand have released the Mekong Statement, committing to strengthening collaboration on confronting human rights abuses related to business activities in the region.
Breaking news: Historic legal decision for Peru's indigenous peoples as the nation's highest court agrees to resolve the lawsuit filed by the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Uchunya.