Alternative Report to the 11th 12th 13th Periodic Reports of the DRC

In accordance with Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, States Parties to the Charter are required to submit every two years, a report on the legislative or other measures taken, with a view to giving effect to the rights and freedoms recognised and guaranteed by the Charter.

Rapport Alternatif aux 11e 12e 13e rapports periodiques de la RDC

Conformément à l'article 62 de la Charte africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples, les Etats parties à la Charte sont tenus de présenter tous les deux ans un rapport sur les mesures législatives ou autres prises en vue de donner effet aux droits et libertés reconnu et garanti par la Charte.

A Comparison of Leading Palm Oil Certification Standards

This study compares the world’s principal oil palm sustainability standards (RSPO, ISCC, ISPO, MSPO, SAN, HCS and RSB) by measuring them against a comprehensive set of over 39 social and human rights indicators within six different themes.

Protecting Forest Defenders

Around 5 per cent of the world’s population are indigenous, and every day huge numbers of indigenous people risk their life in protection of their ancestral lands.

According to Global Witness’ Defenders of the Earth 2017 report, nearly 40 per cent of the defenders who died in 2016 were indigenous.