Environment

Mar 12, 2019

Ogoni: Cleanup Exercise by Authorities Questioned by Civil Society Groups

Eight years ago, recommendations were made to the Nigerian government to begin a cleanup of Ogoniland and a restoration of oil-polluted areas of the region. Today [12 March 2019], there are still proof of serious threat to human health and to ecosystems. The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) blames the weak institutional framework and inter-enterprise  collusion.

Mar 12, 2019

Ogoni: Cleanup Exercise by Authorities Questioned...

Eight years ago, recommendations were made to the Nigerian government to begin a cleanup of Ogoniland and a restoration of oil-polluted areas of the region. Today [12 March 2019], there are still proof...

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Feb 01, 2019

Ahwazi: Man-Made Floods Lead Families to Flee...

A man-made flood derived from the opening of Dez Dam obliged families to flee from their homes in Rofayyeh, in the Ahwaz region. In 2016 a similar situation destroyed thousands of farmers’ livelihoods,...

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Feb 01, 2019

Brazilian Indigenous: Catastrophe in Brumadinho,...

“It died at 9am in the morning of Saturday [26 January 2019]”, says one member of the indigenous community Nao Xohã in reference to the river Paraopeba. The community composed of 18...

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Jan 18, 2019

Brazilian Indigenous: UNPO Condemns Bolsonaro's...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has previously discussed the possible consequences of Bolsonaro’s victory for the Indigenous Communities in Brazil. In the period between...

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Jan 11, 2019

Ogoni: Rumours About the Abolition of MOSOP U...

Fyneface Dumnamene, spokesman for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has debunked the claims of the organisation being succeeded by the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA)....

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Dec 19, 2018

A Gender Perspective on Water Management and Hygiene...

In the second most “water rich” country in the world, the mismanagement and poor quality of this vital resource is an obstacle that negatively impacts people in Nepal, especially those living...

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Dec 11, 2018

Roundtable in Washington D.C. on China-Pakistan...

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor's: Assessing the Environmental Consequences of CPEC December 11, 2018 12:00pm to 02:00 pm The University Club of Washington, D.C 1135 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036,...

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Dec 11, 2018

Washington D.C. Conference on Environmental Consequences...

On Tuesday, 11 December 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) hosted a conference entitled “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Assessing...

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