Environment

Sep 13, 2018

Ogoni: Nigerian Government in Latest Pledge to Start Cleanup

The Ogoni heartlands have been ravaged by oil spills for decades and, following a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report and recommendations, the Nigerian government had adopted the measures on paper but failed to implement the actual clean-up the recommendations had asked for. The Nigerian government has now set a clear timetable for the clean-up, starting at the end of 2018. UNPO welcomes...

Sep 13, 2018

Ogoni: Nigerian Government in Latest Pledge to...

The Ogoni heartlands have been ravaged by oil spills for decades and, following a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report and recommendations, the Nigerian government had adopted the measures...

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Sep 10, 2018

The Time for Indigenous Peoples to Decide for...

“We are the Juruna from the Paquiçamba Indigenous Land, and those are our rules to be fulfilled by the government” Since it began its operation in 2015, the Belo Monte Hydroelectric...

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Sep 06, 2018

UNPO Announces Conference at the US House of Representatives:...

Reaching A Boiling Point? Gilgit-Baltistan under CPEC and the Future of US-Pakistan Relations 06 September 2018, 10:30 - 11:45AM  | Cannon House Office Building 122 | Washington, DC -- REGISTER...

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Aug 28, 2018

Sindh: Local NGOs Protest Deforestation and Environmental...

Several non-governmental organisations in Pakistan’s Sindh region came together to protest outside the Hyderabad Press Club on Monday, 27 August 2018. They criticised the environmental damage caused...

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Aug 21, 2018

UNPO and its Successful Campaign on Brazilian...

For over six years now, UNPO has increased its presence and support on the American continent. Despite not having formal members in the South of the continent so far, the grants provided by the Nando and...

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Aug 20, 2018

Ogoni: Reports of Sexual Harassment while New...

Three Ogoni women have reportedly been harassed by Shell Petroleum militia. The Nigerian government has yet to denounce the acts. In addition, after decades of continued environmental pollution in Ogoniland,...

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Aug 09, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for...

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação...

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Aug 07, 2018

The Worldwide Struggle to Recognize Indigenous...

All over the world, Indigenous Peoples are struggling to have the rights over their ancestral lands recognized. Contrasted to the processes which companies such as the ones related to the palm oil industry...

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