Sep 012010
 

Source: La Via Campesina La Via Campesina invites people’s movements to mobilize around the world Social movements from around the world are mobilizing for the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that will take place in Cancun from 29 November to 10 December 2010. The […]

Sep 012010
 

Source: Latinamerica Press Susan Abad in Bogota The vulnerable ecosystems thousands of Colombia’s campesinos and indigenous communities live in – from glacier-fed river valleys to the jungle – are especially at risk to climate change, and with the trend far advanced, the country is opting for adaptation. Now, these communities are teaming up with government […]

Sep 012010
 

Source: Oxfam   Young people’s views on climate change –Viet Nam This booklet contains a small selection from 20,000 entries in the “Climate is changing, so is our life” competition for students throughout Viet Nam. In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training and Save the Children, Oxfam organised this competition as part of […]

Sep 012010
 

Source: International Federation for Human Rights The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is pleased to announce the publication Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Victims and NGOs on Recourse Mechanisms. Full document here In all parts of the world, human rights and environmental abuses are taking place as a result of […]

Aug 242010
 

Video by Insight This film was created by members of various indigenous communities in the Cordillera region of the Philippines, during a Participatory Video project facilitated by Insight. This is one of several films made by indigenous communities around the world as they track the local impacts of climate change. For more information please visit […]

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