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?Read More
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.”Read More
Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders participated in the People’s Global Conference (PCG) Against International Monetary Fund-World Bank (IMF-WB) held at Radio Republic of Indonesia, Jl. Melati, Dangin Puri Kangin, Denpasar Utara, Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia, October 12-14, 2018.Read More
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.Read More
Groups and individuals who advocate and work on the issue of human rights, environmental protection and natural resource conservation from across 13 countries launched the Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders (APNED) in Bali, Indonesia, October 11, 2018.Read More
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.