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Put human rights at centre of environmental policy, CSOs tell world leaders

Over 150 civil society organisations (CSOs) and academics have signed open letter calling on world leaders to integrate human rights into global and national...

Group backs human rights-based approach to address plastic pollution crisis

EcoWaste Coalition has renewed its call on the government of the Philippines and the industry to decisively act to solve the plasticisation and toxification...

Taming population explosion via access to safe family planning methods

The World Population Day marked on every July 11 aims at increasing awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning,...

Guterres says pandemic drives vicious circle against human rights

The global spread of COVID-19 has a devastating effect on human rights as it fuels poverty, divisions, repression and hatred. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres,...

Campaigners want Philippines to cease ‘judicial harassment’ of Windel Bolinget

Front Line Defenders (FLD), a human rights organisation, has urged the authorities in the Philippines to immediately cease the investigation and drop all charges...

Global groups call for right to a healthy planet

Over 100 civil society organisations from around the world have called on the United Nations to add a new article to the Universal Declaration of Human...

Indigenous Colombian Amazon forest peoples demand rights

Traditional authorities and elected leaders of the Uitoto, Muinane, Andoque and Nonuya peoples of the Middle Rio Caquetá region of the Colombian Amazon are...

Laura Zuñiga, slain Berta Cáceres’ daughter, demands justice

Daughter of slain Honduran Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres joins rally against Trans-Pacific Partnership at the DNC Philadelphia Laura Zuñiga Cáceres arrived in Philadelphia this weekend on a...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...