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Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 10 June 2015

Closing Statement by NGOs at Ramsar COP12

Presented by Rafaela Nicola, World Wetland Network Committee’s Neo-Tropics delegate We would like to thank the Secretary General and the Parties for...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 3 June 2015

Statement by NGOs at Ramsar COP12

By World Wetland Network The non-government NGO sector and civil society greatly appreciates this opportunity to address the 12th Conference of...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 28 May 2015

AIDA Attends Ramsar COP for Wetlands Conservation

In regions across the Americas, water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Baja California and other parts of Mexico are experiencing water...read more

Climate Change | 5 May 2015

Civil Society Organizations Call for an End to Inhumane and Environmentally Damaging Aerial Spraying Program in Colombia

Colombia’s Minister of Health on April 27, 2015 recommended that his nation’s counternarcotics agency immediately suspend the use of aerial spraying...read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Mining | 23 March 2015

Toward a law to protect glaciers and water in Chile

More than 70 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in glaciers, [1] making these giants the most important freshwater reserves on the planet...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Large Dams | 24 February 2015

Four Recommendations for the Summit of the Americas

Inequality has increased in the last decades in Latin America, and this clearly is an obstacle for democracy. Latin America remains the region with...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 26 January 2015

Human rights in the new climate agreement: Tomorrow will be too late

Observing the UN Climate Negotiations is like entering another world. Governments, organizations and individuals advance their agendas, and all are...read more

Climate Change | 1 January 2015

Towards Ecosystem Management of the Peruvian Anchoveta Fishery (in Spanish)

The report , created with the financial support of the Pew Charitable Trusts, contains recommendations for the legal and institutional reforms needed...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 23 December 2014

COP20 fails to provide certainty on climate finance and human rights

The 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20) was held this month in Lima, Peru, with the...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 15 December 2014

COP20: Towards a climate deal with human rights protections

The impact of climate change on human rights is clear. Yet no international treaty on climate change makes reference to­ human rights, nor does any...read more

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