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I have been attracted by recent reports in the media that people affected by oil activities are not being adequately compensated, but what is ‘adequate compensation?’ It should be recognised that the...
[06/08/2013] WHO IS DOING WHAT// Declaration: "Expanding palm oil empires in the name of ‘green energy’ and “sustainable development"
“From 6th-8th August, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is holding its 4th Latin American Conference on so-called sustainable palm oil in Honduras . (Conference website: http://...
Resumen Ejecutivo “No se cumple la Ley de Bosques. El gobernador de Salta, Juan Manuel Urtubey, continúa con la política de desmonte de su antecesor Juan Carlos Romero. Desde la sanción de la...
“While biofuels have long courted controversy, the debate around them has recently hit the headlines as the EU plans to review its biofuels policy. Developed as a sustainable alternative to...
“Mais de 30 organizações da sociedade civil decidiram juntar esforços para defender a terra e os recursos naturais. As organizações, que incluem movimentos de camponeses, vão lançar ainda...
[17/07/2013] WHO IS DOING WHAT: World Bank’s Forest Investment Programme in Peru denounced by indigenous organisations who demand suspension of consultation process
“Yurimaguas, 10th July 2013: On the eve of a government consultation of indigenous peoples in Yurimaguas on the latest draft of its Forest Investment Plan, an initiative financed by the World...
In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations. Now, the Mubende community has signed a Final Agreement with the New...
[16/07/2013] Le Gouvernement du Belize ignores les droits fonciers, et donne l'autorisation pour l'exploitation à une compagnie americaine.
Le gouvernement du Belize a délivré des permis à US Capital Energy permettant à l’entreprise de procéder à des activités de développement du pétrole sur terre Maya, malgré le fait que le...
The Belize government has issued permits to US Capital Energy and is allowing the company to proceed with oil development activities on Maya land, despite the fact that the United Nations Human...
[09/07/2013] United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural areas
Pursuant to paragraph 1 of Human Rights Council resolution 21/19, the first session of the working group will be held from15 to 19 July 2013, in Room XX of the Palais des Nations (Geneva)....