Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders

Who we are There is a rise in the number of killings and different forms of human rights violations of environment defenders in the Asia Pacific. These are happening in areas where there is opposition to projects such as large-scale mining, mega-dams and industrial plantations, which disrupt ecological balance and people’s lives. Environment defenders seek to […]

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[STATEMENT] World Environment Day

June 5, 2024

June 5 is the World Environment Day. Let us stand with our environmental defenders so that we can truly safeguard our environments for all present and future generations.

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News and Updates

Stand with Bach – Letter Writing Campaign

July 1, 2024

Write letters to unjustly detained Vietnamese environmental defender Mr. Dang Dinh Bach, and to your governments to support his requests for a humanitarian visit and an end to inhumane detention conditions. APNED stands in firm solidarity with Dang Dinh Bach and other unjustly detained environmental defenders, both in Vietnam and beyond.

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[STATEMENT] World Rainforest Day

June 22, 2024

On World Rainforest Day, APNED enjoins all to continue standing for the rights of local and indigenous communities, and other supporting environmental defenders, in protecting our rainforests and fighting climate change.

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[STATEMENT] World Environment Day

June 5, 2024

June 5 is the World Environment Day. Let us stand with our environmental defenders so that we can truly safeguard our environments for all present and future generations.

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[SIGN ON] People for Himalaya

May 2, 2024

Civil society organizations from the Himalaya request your support to save the Himalayas. Prompted by the increasing frequency, scale, and intensity of climate disasters such as landslides and glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) in the Himalayan region and the recognition that such disasters compound with historical systemic problems of exploitation and governance failure to especially bring harm to the most vulnerable yet least responsible populations, the People of Himalaya campaign was formed.

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Resources

APNED 2024 Q1 Newsletter

April 16, 2024

APNED is pleased to share our first quarterly newsletter of the year, containing the highlights and achievements of our network from January to March 2024.

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