This Week in Environmental Justice

This Week in Environmental Justice 01-07/May.2017 色A coalition of NGOs, led by Inclusive Development International, released a report alleging the investment of millions of dollars by various banks and investment groups in regional companies linked to land grabbing, forced evictions, and other human rights abuses in Southeast Asia. + The International Finance Corporation responded, via…

This Week in Environmental Justice

湘 This Week in Environmental Justice 24-30/April.2017 An Earth Day essay by Kristin Myers on why the key to poverty reductionisfinding sustainable ways to mitigate and adapt to climate change.Elsewhere, Namati’s CEO Vivek Maru argues thatthe path to addressing climate change lies in empowering the individuals on the front lines. A report from…

This Week in Environmental Justice

喫佞This Week in Environmental Justice 16-23/April.2017 晦The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a series of meetings on human rights violations against environmental defenders in Panama this week. In what has become a familiar affair in the developing world, international and government leaders reportedly stressed that the meetings address the topic(s) they approved, rather…

This Week in Environmental Justice

喫笨This Week in Environmental Justice 03-09/April.2017 An ambitious new report by the International Focus Programme on Environmental Law and the European Law Students Association(ESLA Malta) presents a number of daring – and exciting – proposals for the future of environmental law in Malta. The report’s recommendations include recognizing the legal personality of land – (see…

This Week in Environmental Justice

袍his Week in Human Rights & the Environment 26/March-01/April.2017 莞Talks between Paraguaguayan government representatives and indigenous Ayoreo leaders began this week, with the goal of negotiatingland rights in the Paraguayan Chaco. The Ayoreo, who live the Chaco in western Paraguay, are the last uncontacted population outside of the Amazon. Their territory, which includes some of…