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Rohstoffe: Der Fluch der knappen Güter

Rohstoffe: Der Fluch der knappen Güter


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Posted on 03:13 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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ICP Releases New Human Rights Report 2015

ICP Releases New Human Rights Report 2015


International Coalition for Papua, September 2015

www.humanrightspapua.org
 
In its latest report, the ICP brings together the research of 25 organisations and experts from in- and outside West Papua on the situation of human rights, indigenous peoples’ rights and the conflict situation there. It details in particular the demographic development and its causes as well as the ongoing violence by security forces that targets indigenous Papuans.

The development of the human rights situation in West Papua during 2013 and ... read more

Posted on 08:07 AM in joint studies and reports, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Watch's Studies and Reports
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Will REDD+ help save Indonesia’s forest, or create ‘carbon cowboys’ instead?

Will REDD+ help save Indonesia’s forest, or create ‘carbon cowboys’ instead?


eco-business, 25. August 2015

http://www.eco-business.com/news/will-redd-help-save-indonesias-forest-or-create-carbon-cowboys-instead/%26ct=ga%26cd=CAEYACoTOTQyO

 The development of REDD+ in Indonesia as an experiment in bringing together carbon abatement, equity development and biodiversity protection is continuing to attract global attention. Simon Pollock reports.

During the past few years, the concept of REDD+ has emerged to protect forests and safeguard the livelihoods of those who live within and near them by providing a financial value for carbon left stored in forests.

Through REDD – which stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and ... read more

Posted on 07:25 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Aide-Mémoire: Menschenrechte in Indonesien 2015

Aide-Mémoire: Menschenrechte in Indonesien 2015


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Posted on 04:09 PM in democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Society & Religion, Environment & Climate, Watch's Position Papers, Watch's Studies and Reports
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Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform

Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform


February 2015

Open Letter to the European Parliament

Dear Members of the European Parliament,

We, the undersigned organisations, as representatives of civil society from across Asia, Africa and Latin America, are seriously concerned about the devastating impact that Europe’s demand for biofuels is having on our forests and millions of our people, and about its significant contribution to rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Soon, you will vote on vital reforms to EU biofuels policy. Unless you take action to ... read more

Posted on 10:33 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua

Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua


16 July 2014

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We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the serious and ongoing violations of Human Rights that are taking place with impunity in the easternmost provinces of Indonesia Papua and West Papua. The violations of Human Rights have been well-documented (i) and have been brought to the attention of Indonesia during the second round of the UPR process. Thirteen nations made recommendations to Indonesia with regard to the obligation to respect ... read more

Posted on 11:45 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region

Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region


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Posted on 01:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia

PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia


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Posted on 12:55 AM in Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights

UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights


Geneva, 01 May 2014

 

A Joint Press Release by Franciscans International, the International Coalition for Papua, VIVAT International, Watch Indonesia!, and the West Papua Netzwerk

 

On April 30 and May 1st, 2014, the UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Geneva assessed the level of implementation of these rights in Indonesia. The review process covered access to health care and education, the problem of land-grabbing, and the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples. In the discussion the Committee showed ... read more

Posted on 05:43 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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