Category: Resource

Environmental Human Rights Defenders Toolkit – Filipino

November 3, 2023

Ang makatlong pamplanetang krisis nang pagbabagong klima, polusyon at pagkawala nang saribuhay ay kumakatawan sa nag-iisang pinakadakilang pagsubok na karapatang pantao sa panahong ito. Nitong Hulyo 2022, pinagtibay nang Pangkalahatang Asembliya nang UN ang makasaysayang resolusyong “Ang karapatang pantao para sa malinis, malusog at sustinableng kapaligiran” (A/Res./76/300). Ang resolusyong ito ay “pagkilala na dapat ang […]

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Environmental Human Rights Defenders Toolkit – Hindi

October 30, 2023

जलवायु परिवर्तन का त्रिग्रही संकट  प्रदूषण और जैव विविधता की हानि हमारे युग की सबसे बड़ी मानवाधिकार चुनौती का प्रतिनिधित्व करता है। जुलाई 2022 में संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा द्वारा मानव अधिकार के लिए स्वच्छ, स्वस्थ और टिकाऊ पर्यावरण का एक ऐतिहासिक संकल्प अपनाया। इस संकल्प का मानना है कि सतत् विकास के तीन आयाम है […]

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APNED Q3 Recap!

October 12, 2023

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

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Environmental Human Rights Defenders Toolkit – Mongolian

August 10, 2023

The EHRD Toolkit was launched last year during the annual commemoration of human rights day! The toolkit is the primary initiative of APNED, along with UNEP, YECAP, UNDP, OHCHR, and CEC-PH, in supporting the vital work of environment defenders across the globe. Additionally, it is an evolving document that seeks to improve upon new developments and consistent consultations and inputs from fellow defenders!

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APNED Q2 Recap!

July 3, 2023

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

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United Nations Environment Progamme – Working Paper on Environmental Rule of Law in Asia and the Pacific

April 28, 2023

The United Nations Environment Programme launched its working paper on the Environmental Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Supporting Environment Human Rights Defenders last April 27, 2023.

The Working Paper summarises common legal and policy issues that must be urgently addressed across the Asia Pacific region concerning threats to the environmental rule of law and EHRDs. Key threats identified for the environmental rule of law and which undermine the positive role of environmental defenders in the achievement of sustainable development, include: the shrinking of civic space: impunity for wrongful acts: land grabbing; violence against environmental activists; criminalization of environmental defenders; and various forms of judicial harassment, such as strategic lawsuits against public participation.

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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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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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APNED Bulletin Issue #2

January 9, 2023

APNED Bulletin Issue #2 features essential news and information regarding environment defenders in the Asia-Pacific that strives to promote the right to a healthy environment in the region! Please get to know them more by reading our newsletter!

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