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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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APNED Bulletin Issue #1

January 9, 2023

APNED Bulletin Issue #1 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!

The newsletter is available in English, Hindi, Khmer, Filipino and Bahasa.

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Environmental Human Rights Defenders Toolkit is Live!

December 9, 2022

The triple planetary crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss represents the single greatest human rights challenge of our era. In July 2022, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution on ‘The human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment’ (A/Res./76/300). The resolution “recognises that sustainable development, in its three dimensions (social, […]

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 Celebrating the Victories of 2021 and Welcoming 2022

January 10, 2022

2021 Year End Report Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental challenges and repression of Environmental Human Rights Defenders (EHRDs), we were able to achieve breakthroughs together as a network.    Defend the Planet, Defend Our Rights   Mass Campaign 101 Reclaiming the NarrativeBracing Against the Tide to Uphold Environmental Rights and Social Justice   […]

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#StandWithMyanmar

October 15, 2021

A solidarity video from different organizations and individuals to stand up and resist the military junta in Myanmar.

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