Category: News

Looking back to 2022 and Welcoming 2023!

January 10, 2023

The Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders looks back to a challenging but fruitful 2022! We welcome 2023 with open arms, a broader perspective and a much stronger vigour to continue defending the environment!

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Support and protection of environmental human rights defenders should be part of the agenda of COP27

November 7, 2022

We call on nation-states to include the recognition, support and protection of environmental human rights defenders in the agenda of the discussions and negotiations during COP27. The Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders calls for civil society organizations and the United Nations for continuing vigilance regarding the worsening attacks of environmental human rights defenders. Amidst the climate crisis, the environment is at a tipping point and people’s environmental and human rights are at stake.

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The Growing Movement to Stop Deep Sea Mining

March 25, 2022

The Deep Sea Mining Campaign (DSMC) has had a consistent focus for over a decade deep sea mining and its very real threat to the world’s oceans. Our unique approach combines research and evidence-based advocacy, finance advocacy and collaborative solidarity with frontline communities across the Pacific, and regional and international partners and networks.

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APNED at the #COP26

November 13, 2021

Our network attended the side events and demonstrations at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26 in SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, from 31 October to 13 November 2021. APNED and Center for Environmental Concerns – Philippines joined London Mining Network at the #COP26 on November 11, 2021, calling to […]

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