Public Statements

L’Anywaa Survival Organisation, l’Ethiopian Anuak Development Foundation et l’Anuak Community Association in North America, forts du soutien de la société civile internationale et des leaders de la communauté anuak du monde entier, exhortent les...
December 15, 2017
Anywaa Survival Organisation, Ethiopian Anuak Development Foundation and Anuak Community Association in North America, with the strong support of international civil society and Anuak community leaders worldwide, call on the governments of Ethiopia and India to cease negotiations with Karuturi...
December 15, 2017
Manuela Ferro Vice President of Operations Policy and Country Services World Bank 1818 H St. NW Washington, D.C. 20433 Re: Environmental and Social Standards Guidance Notes Dear Ms. Ferro, We wish to express our deep concerns with the...
December 4, 2017
We are women leaders from over 40 countries, including the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and many from nations that fought in the Korean War. We are from academia, business, civil society and the military, and represent a diversity of ethnicities,...
April 26, 2017
For us at the Oakland Institute, this election result makes it clear, today more than ever, it is time for action and mobilization, for respect and celebration of differences between people, religions, race, gender, and for the respect and the stewardship of our environment and our planet!...
November 9, 2016
Herakles Farms: Civil society letter to President Paul Biya, following the release of cables that show that US bullied Cameroon into approving the palm oil project.
October 17, 2016
Herakles Farms: Civil society letter to US State Department, following release of cables showing US bullied Cameroon into approving palm oil project.
October 17, 2016
Irreechaa Holiday 2016: Protests and Tragedy The annual Irreechaa festival is a time of celebration and thanksgiving for the Oromo people of Ethiopia. After the hardship of the winter months, the festival welcomes the spring and attracts millions to the town of Bishoftu in one of the...
October 4, 2016
The Paris climate summit in December 2015 will conclude what needs to be a strong agreement to prevent the worst impacts of climate change by limiting global warming to below 2°C or even 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Achieving this goal requires action across the board,...
December 8, 2015