Human rights

Economic, social and cultural rights

Conservation Workshop Grants

Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in ...

WWF

2018 EarthRights School Application

EarthRights International (ERI) is recruiting candidates for the seven-month program titled “Community Leadership for Earth Rights.” The curriculum integrates storytelling and legal advocacy strategies used to address earth rights abuses caused by large-scale development projects, with a strong focus on land rights, environmental and social impact ...

EarthRights International

Data for a food secure world: Takeaways from the Crawford Fund annual conference

Devex has written up a handy summary article of key take-aways from the 2017 Crawford Fund Annual Conference, for which the theme was Transforming lives and livelihoods through the digital revolution in agriculture, from which a strong case for open data emerged. Read the introduction below and the ...

Continuing threats, persistent denial of LGBTIQ rights in ASEAN

The ASEAN SOGIE Caucus has released a statement urging ASEAN governments to promote LBGTIQ rights during the ASEAN summit in Manila. Please see below for their full release, or read the statement on their website. —  Amidst the euphoria of the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit ...

Open call for proposals: data journalism and property rights grants

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has issued an open call for proposals for data journalism projects focused on land rights and property rights. Applications are open until May 1, 2017. Read their full release below or at their blog.—The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, ...

IDI releases report into World Bank’s investments in SE Asia

Inclusive Development International, in collaboration with Bank Information Center, Accountability Counsel, Urgewald, 11.11.11, Ulu Foundation and Tarkapaw Youth Group, has released an investigative report into the International Finance Corporation’s hidden investments in Southeast Asia. Read their full release below.—Out of control: The World Bank’s reckless private ...

Earthrights International releases statement on IFC/Tata Mundra coal plant case

EarthRights International has released a statement on the status of their case against the International Finance Corporation in federal court in Washington D.C.“Local fishing communities and farmers represented by EarthRights International (ERI) are suing the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in federal court in Washington, D.C. ...

EarthRights International hosts Mekong Legal Advocacy Institute

EarthRights International has hosted the annual Mekong Legal Advocacy Institute forum in Chiang Mai, Thailand bringing together 15 fifteen young lawyers and campaigners from the six Mekong countries: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.Read more about this event and its outcomes at their blog ...

Lao PDR is to undertake MRC’s prior consultation on its new hydropower development plan in Pak Beng

The Lao government has notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) that it will seek the the MRC’s prior consultation on the Pak Beng hydropower project in Oudomxay province. See the full release below, and at the MRC’s website. —Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 November 2016 – The ...

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