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MINING AMID COVID-19: HOW THE MINING INDUSTRY HAS WEAPONIZED THE PANDEMIC

August 24, 2020

With border controls, lockdowns and restrictions on people’s mobility, the global economy has been clearly crippled by the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. As of August 14, 2020, it has infected 20 million people with at least 749,000 deaths. Amid this “new normal”, how does global mining Industry fare?

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APNED JOINS THE ASEAN PEOPLE’S FORUM 2019

September 10, 2019

The Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders participated in the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) launched on September 10-12, 2019 at the Thammasat University Convention Center in Rangsit Campus in Pathumthani Province, Thailand. The theme of APF for the year was “Advancing People’s Movements for Justice, Peace, Equality, Sustainability and Democracy in Southeast Asia.”

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ASIA-PACIFIC NETWORK OF ENVIRONMENT DEFENDERS LAUNCHED AMID POLICE CRACKDOWN VS IMF-WORLD BANK COUNTER CONFERENCE IN BALI, INDONESIA

October 12, 2018

The Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders (APNED) officially launched its formation amid a siege by Indonesian police and public authorities against the People’s Global Conference Against IMF-World Bank (PGC), the CSO-led parallel activity to the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank happening from October 9 to 14, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia where APNED is participating.

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UPHOLD PEOPLE’S ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, DEFEND OUR ENVIRONMENT DEFENDERS!

October 4, 2018

The APNED is an initiative borne out of the urgency to act on the worsening situations of environment defenders in the Asia
Pacific. It is a solidarity network of individuals, civil society groups, and peoples’ organizations in the region united in defending and reclaiming the rights of environment defenders, and their communities to life and the right to live in harmony with nature.

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