Chocó Communities Win Landmark Ruling on Rights of Nature
Chocó, one of the top ten most important biodiversity hotspots in the world. With a population of over 92% Indigenous & Afro-Colombian. The communities took the Colombian State to the Constitutional Court and won one of the most complex and important legal rulings.
Courage calls to Courage Everywhere – Environmental Defenders in Colombia
Respecting and protecting human rights, environmental defenders and biodiversity are all inextricably linked. Protection, promotion and fulfilment of human rights, and the protection of those who defend them, must be an essential and non-negotiable part of measures adopted at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP26
Put human rights at the centre of environmental policy
Respecting and protecting human rights and protecting the environment are inextricably linked. Yet while Heads of State from 88 countries have called to end siloed thinking in the Leaders Pledge for Nature, environmental policy-making still too often excludes or sidelines human rights.
Colombia signs first major COP Agreement to End Deforestation
Colombia signs the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use promised to end and reverse deforestation by 2030, What could this mean for Choco Colombia and its Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Peoples read more….