Statement in Support of the Central Asháninka del Río Ene in their quest for Justice for Asháninka Defenders ES Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) expresses its deep concern at the circumstances surrounding the recent preliminary detention order against Indigenous leader Angel Pedro Valerio, president of the Central Asháninka del Río Ene (CARE). Given the importance of … Lire plus

African Civil Society Decries Capture of the Africa Climate Summit by Corporate Interests   As African leaders gather for the Africa Climate Summit, hundreds of African organisations have expressed concerns about the corporate capture of the event.  The inaugural summit – held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 4 to 6 September – is billed as a crucial … Lire plus

ES Blog: Nurturing Cultural Resilience: The Asháninka Communities and CARE Federation in Peru’s Ene Region août 31, 2023 The CARE Federation is a testament to the strength, resilience and unity of the Asháninka Indigenous People of Peru’s Ene region. In this blog, RFUK explores the Asháninka way of life and how CARE’s support brings about positive … Lire plus

A Step in the Right Direction: Publication of ICCN’s Guidelines for Grievance Mechanisms in DRC août 25, 2023 In Kinshasa recently, an important step was taken towards securing the rights of the millions of people who live in the vicinity of national parks in the Democratic Republic of Congo. After a lengthy process involving consultation … Lire plus

Allegations of Rights Abuses in WWF-managed Ntokou Pikounda National Park mars 28, 2023 Worrying reports of forced displacement and human rights abuses have emerged from the Republic of Congo’s youngest national park.   Rainforest Foundation UK’s local partner Centre d’Actions pour le Développement (CAD) just published an investigation around Ntokou Pikounda National Park, finding that … Lire plus

New Global Biodiversity Framework: a missed opportunity to galvanise a new era of conservation janvier 11, 2023 After years of intense international negotiations and delays, the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was finally adopted at COP15 last month at COP15 in Montreal. The agreement, which sets the stage for international conservation efforts over this decade, includes … Lire plus

After years of intense international negotiations and delays, the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) has now been adopted but the final agreement is a mixed bag – while it contains some hard-fought guarantees for Indigenous Peoples and other local communities, core concerns about the “30×30” plan remain. Ultimately, governments have missed a huge opportunity for a … Lire plus

NGOs warn 30×30 plan could “devastate Indigenous lives” in run-up to COP15 décembre 1, 2022 These Khadia men were thrown off their land after it was turned into a protected area. They lived for months under plastic sheets. Millions more face this fate if the 30% plan goes ahead. © Survival Human Rights NGOs have … Lire plus

À l'approche de la COP15, les principales ONG de défense des droits de l'homme ont dénoncé l'objectif prévu de protéger 30 % de la Terre d'ici 2030.

L'engagement de conservation 30×30 n'est pas soutenu par la science" - avertissent les groupes de défense des droits de l'homme 21 juin 2022 La volonté de placer 30% de la planète sous un statut "protégé" d'ici 2030, tout en faisant des titres médiatiques accrocheurs et des slogans politiques, n'est pas soutenue par la science, a averti un groupe d'ONG internationales. Cette mise en garde intervient alors que ... Lire plus