Tag: #DefendTheDefenders

Today is World Wetlands Day! Feb 2 What are World

[STATEMENT] World Wetlands Day

February 2, 2024

On February 2, World Wetlands Day, the Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders invites everyone to celebrate the immense value of wetlands to sustaining human life and environments.

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[STATEMENT] International Reducing CO2 Emissions Day

January 28, 2024

Today on International Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions Day, we amplify the call to reduce global CO2 emissions to keep global warming below 1.5C and prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, especially on vulnerable populations in the Asia-Pacific.

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[Statement] World Food Day 2023

October 16, 2023

As we celebrate #WorldFoodDay2023 today and approach COP28 next month, it is crucial to recognize the impact of climate change on food security and nutrition. We must focus our efforts on highlighting the grave effect of climate injustice to the main producers of our food: the farmers, fishermen, and indigenous people. And as the prime […]

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[STATEMENT] The Riverkeepers: Environment Defenders Safeguarding Beacons of Life

September 24, 2023

    On #WorldRiversDay, the Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders (APNED) reaffirms its commitment to protecting rivers and the communities and environment defenders that protect its pristine and the biodiversity that depends on and thrives in it. Rivers are essential to life. They provide us with water for drinking, irrigation, and sanitation. They are […]

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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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September 13, 2021

Pull out foreign corporations oil, gas, mineral investments and the Burmese military! Support, Sign & Share #DivestTatmadaw @ https://world.350.org/asia/divesttatmadaw/#divesttatmadaw In the aftermath of the unlawful military coup in Burma in February 2021, the Tatmadaw military regime killed, imprisoned, and displaced thousands of people to cling to power. As the military regime continues to brutalize and terrorize protesters, […]

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APNED joins Asia Solidarity Lab

September 11, 2021

Our network, Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders along with Asia Climate Rally, Greenpeace, #BreakFreeFromPlastic, International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific, and People’s Vaccine Alliance Asia connect as co-hosts with different session partners for The Asia Solidarity Lab project led by 350.org. APNED Panelists and Participants joins Asia Solidarity Lab (ASL) Sow Hope, Reap Solidarity activity […]

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