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Government silent on over 313 murders of human rights and environment defenders, denounce Colombian activists

20 Jul, 2018

Colombian activists protest outside UN headquarters in New York; photo credit: Women’s Major Group New York, 19 July: Activists from various organizations worldwide [1] protested against the murders of at least 313 human rights defenders in front of the United Nations headquarters two days after the Colombian government reported at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York [2]. During the last two days of the event dated from 16-18 July, at least four new murders took place in …

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

land carbon

The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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