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Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 14 August 2019

Letters to the Inter-American Commission 10 years after the admission of the case of La Oroya

A call for action from the affected people of La Oroya to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, ten years after their case was first admitted.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 25 July 2019

We Too Demand Peace: International Civil Society Organizations Join with Colombians Marching for Peace

We join their call for the Colombian government to protect the social leaders building peace in their communities.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans | 22 July 2019

What we must do to preserve the planet’s biodiversity and natural heritage

Our air, water, and food depend on biodiversity—the varied forms of life on our planet and the interaction between them. Caring for this natural heritage is now more important than ever.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 July 2019

Putting people’s fundamental rights at the core of solutions to the climate emergency

Announcing the first ever global summit on human rights and climate change.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 6 July 2019

The GCF should thoroughly assess the policies and practices of the BNDES and require conditions for its accreditation

The accreditation process is an opportunity to strengthen the Bank’s policies and procedures designed to identify, address and remediate environmental and social impacts linked to its operations.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 June 2019

International tribunal supports indigenous struggle for the Amazon

The International Rights of Nature Tribunal ruled that the Bolivian State had “violated” the rights of nature and of the indigenous people that inhabit a natural protected area in the Bolivian Amazon.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 20 May 2019

Is the UN finally turning against fracking?

It is crucial that the international community as a whole commits to developing only truly sustainable energy projects. Fracking is not one.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 15 May 2019

Protests Challenge Hydropower Companies at Global Event in Paris

Civil society organizations denounce corporate attempts to label hydroelectric dams as “green energy,” citing human rights abuses and environmental damage.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 13 May 2019

Nature first: it’s time to build environmental consciousness

The good news is that the changes we need to make to resolve the environmental crisis are not only achievable; they are what people living on this planet actually want.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 May 2019

Inter-American Commission to examine rollback of indigenous rights in Brazil

In a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, civil society organizations will demonstrate how measures adopted by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are undoing decades of human rights protections in the country.read more

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