Tag: statement

Stand with Bach – Letter Writing Campaign

July 1, 2024

Write letters to unjustly detained Vietnamese environmental defender Mr. Dang Dinh Bach, and to your governments to support his requests for a humanitarian visit and an end to inhumane detention conditions. APNED stands in firm solidarity with Dang Dinh Bach and other unjustly detained environmental defenders, both in Vietnam and beyond.

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[STATEMENT] World Rainforest Day

June 22, 2024

On World Rainforest Day, APNED enjoins all to continue standing for the rights of local and indigenous communities, and other supporting environmental defenders, in protecting our rainforests and fighting climate change.

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[STATEMENT] World Environment Day

June 5, 2024

June 5 is the World Environment Day. Let us stand with our environmental defenders so that we can truly safeguard our environments for all present and future generations.

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[SIGN ON] People for Himalaya

May 2, 2024

Civil society organizations from the Himalaya request your support to save the Himalayas. Prompted by the increasing frequency, scale, and intensity of climate disasters such as landslides and glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) in the Himalayan region and the recognition that such disasters compound with historical systemic problems of exploitation and governance failure to especially bring harm to the most vulnerable yet least responsible populations, the People of Himalaya campaign was formed.

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[PRESS RELEASE] Call to Action on Environmental Rights in ASEAN

April 26, 2024

Today, civil society groups in ASEAN call for action and engagement on environmental rights. The ASEAN Environmental Rights Working Group (AER Working Group) has released a draft declaration on environmental rights for stakeholder consultation until the end of April. Submissions from the public can be made via Environmental Rights or through UNESCAP. Call to action […]

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Environmental Defenders Call to Make Every Day Earth Day

April 22, 2024

On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day, which started with a million people protesting and demanding environmental protection in the 1970s. After more than five decades, environmentally destructive projects such as mining and large dams still abound and people around the world are still struggling to uphold environmental rights and advocating for environmental protection, rehabilitation, […]

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Free Cambodian environmental defender Koet Saray!

April 16, 2024

The Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders supports the call to release Mr. Koet Saray, a well-respected Cambodian environmental defender and student leader, the president of the Khmer Student Intelligent League Association (KSILA).

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