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Palm oil producers, NGOs launch responsible palm oil initiative at RSPO AGM

13 Novembre, 2013

PRESS INFORMATION - For immediate release

Medan, Indonesia, 13 November 2013 – Progressive palm oil companies and environmental and social NGOs today launched the Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) Annual General Assembly. The group is made up of producers and civil society organizations and includes Agropalma, DAABON, New Britain Palm Oil, as well as WWF, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), Forest Peoples Programme and Greenpeace.

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Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) Charter

13 Novembre, 2013

The Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) is made up of producers and civil society organisations and includes Agropalma, DAABON, New Britain Palm Oil, as well as WWF, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), Forest Peoples Programme and Greenpeace.

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Press Release - Sustainable Palm Oil: Marketing Ploy or True Commitment? New Research Questions Effectiveness of RSPO Standards

6 Novembre, 2013

PRESS INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 7 NOVEMBER, 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the full publication, “Conflict or consent? The oil palm sector at a crossroads”, and supporting materials, please visit: http://www.forestpeoples.org/press-room

16 Case Studies Suggest Some of the Largest Palm Oil Companies Disregard UN-Mandated Consent of Indigenous People & Local Communities Before Clearing Forests, Peatlands

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MEDIA ADVISORY - Sustainable Palm Oil: Marketing Ploy or True Commitment?

30 Octobre, 2013

Press Event to Issue Research in Advance of the RSPO’s 11th Annual Meeting in Medan; NGOs From Across Asia and Africa Question Effectiveness of RSPO Standards

Growing global demand for palm oil is fuelling the large-scale expansion of oil palm plantations across the forests of Southeast Asia and Africa. Concerns about the resulting environmental and social impacts led to the establishment of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2004. The RSPO certifies operations that respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities living on the land and also conserve lands and forests with high conservation value.

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Liberia: Communities call for a halt of plantations of Equatorial Palm Oil and appeal to RSPO

9 Octobre, 2013

Liberian NGO Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) have filed a complaint on behalf of 363 community members from Jogbahn Clan in Grand Bassa County with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) against Equatorial Palm Oil plc. 

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Press Release - Indonesia: The Governor of Jambi Province must take action to tackle unscrupulous conduct of palm oil plantation PT Asiatic Persada

4 Octobre, 2013

PRESS INFORMATION: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 7 October 2013

Nurman Nuri, Leader of the Suku Anak Dalam group 113 of Pinang Tinggi in the Indonesian province of Jambi, stated in a press conference held on 3 October 2013 at the office of Indonesian NGO CAPPA:

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Un récent rapport incite les institutions nationales des droits humains d’Asie du Sud-Est et les organisations de la société civile à adopter une nouvelle résolution sur les droits humains et l’agro-industrie

1 Octobre, 2013

Du 7 au 9 août 2013, des représentants des institutions nationales des droits humains des Philippines, d’Indonésie, de Thaïlande, de Malaisie, du Timor Leste et de Myanmar ainsi que des organisations de la société civile de soutien se sont réunis à Bangkok afin d’évaluer les évolutions en matière d’agro-industrie et de droits humains depuis la Déclaration de Bali sur les droits humains et l’agro-industrie en Asie du Sud-Est en 2011 et l’Atelier de Phnom Penh sur les droits humains et l’agro-industrie en 2012, et d’élaborer un plan d’action pour la mise en œuvre effective des droits humains par les États parties dans le secteur de l’agro-industrie. La réunion fut convoquée par la Commission nationale thaïlandaise des droits humains, avec le soutien du Forest Peoples Programme et de l’Initiative des droits et ressources. 

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