Category: News

APNED Q1 Recap!

April 19, 2023

This is a an overview and recap of APNED’s activities from January to March 2023!

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[READ] World Water Day 2023

March 22, 2023

Water is one of the essential resources for all life on earth. However, it is finite, and it needs urgent protection and care. On World Water Day, we commemorate how water has allowed us to grow and develop. Along with it, we also recognize and appreciate the vital work that environmental human rights defenders do to protect it.

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[READ] International Women’s Day 2023

March 8, 2023

March is International Women’s Month, and today is International Women’s Day. Our network recognizes, celebrates, and supports women, girls, and women environmental human rights defenders worldwide for their work to attain social and environmental justice. We firmly believe that inclusiveness is central to a just transition!

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READ: 2023 Global Climate Strike Statement

March 3, 2023

There is only one world and environment. There is no planet b for humanity. Therefore, the time is now to defend mother earth. Along with it comes protecting and fulfilling our fundamental human rights, for without the world, we will cease to exist.

The environmental and climate movement rages on! We are relentless in our demands for justice, reparations, and accountability!


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We decry the ruling military junta in Myanmar!

February 3, 2023

Since the military junta took over Myanmar in 2021, it has put the country in peril. Alongside the calls of the United Nations to the international community, APNED also strongly denounces the rule and disavows its legitimacy.

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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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