Environment

Sep 06, 2020

Iraqi Kurdistan: Region Facing Environmental Crisis as Iran Dams Rivers

The Iraqi Kurdistan region is facing an environmental crisis due to Iran’s damming of the two main rivers in the region – the Sirwan and the Little Zab. Nearly two million people depend on the rivers as the source of their livelihood, as well as drinking water and power. Over the last three years the flow of the rivers has decreased due to the dams, causing “agricultural damage and...

Sep 06, 2020

Iraqi Kurdistan: Region Facing Environmental Crisis...

The Iraqi Kurdistan region is facing an environmental crisis due to Iran’s damming of the two main rivers in the region – the Sirwan and the Little Zab. Nearly two million people depend on...

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Aug 07, 2020

The Legal Obligation to Protect the Rights of...

Today [7 August 2020] the UNPO and Blue Ocean Law submitted a document to the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Francisco Calí Tzay, arguing that the U.S government and...

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Aug 04, 2020

UNPO General Assembly: "Self-Determination...

On 3 August 2020, the XV General Assembly of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization adopted a resolution on the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 16. The resolution highlights...

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Jul 31, 2020

Guam: Territory to be Inducted into UNPO

The Speaker of the 35th Guam Legislature, Madam Tina Muña Barnes, will represent Guam in the territory's induction into UNPO today, at the opening plenary of the XV General Assembly of Unrepresented...

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Jul 29, 2020

UNPO to Welcome Five New Members - Watch the Ceremony...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization is proud to be welcoming five new exciting members into the organisation. The ceremony will take place during the GA opening plenary on 31 July 2020,...

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Jul 19, 2020

Gilgit Baltistan: Diamer Dam Is China's Way...

The construction of the Diamer Dam in the Gilgit Baltistan region is being seen as a way for China to counter growing Indian influence in the region by cementing its economic and infrastructure ties with...

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Jun 10, 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan: Millions At Risk From Melting...

Rapidly melting glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan are causing many to fear that the region could be affected by severe flooding. According to a study published last year in the journal Science Advances,...

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May 20, 2020

Sindh: WSC Condemns Pakistani Decision to Dam...

The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) has strongly condemned the Pakistani Government’s decision to build a Diamer-Bhasha Dam on the Indus River. It is believed that the dam will further increase the already...

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