This is a an overview and recap of APNED’s activities from January to March 2023!Read More
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.Read More
The Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders, the Center of Environmental Concerns – Philippines, and Ate Sherly Masurca from the Philippines, participated at the United Nations Water Conference 2023.Read More
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!Read More
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!
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.Read More
We call on our fellow environmental human rights defenders and allies to support the Tamang Indigenous People in their struggle to land and life!Read More
APNED and CEC at the 4th United Nations Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum, Asia-Pacific. Asia Pacific Network for Environmental Defenders (APNED) and Center for Environmental Concerns – Philippines Inc. (CEC) participated in the 4th […]Read More
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.Read More
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