GROWTH OR GREED: Protection of rivers and rights in the face of development

The rivers of South-East Asia are vital for the livelihoods of millions of people in terms of domestic use, agriculture, industry and transport (Opperman, 2018). Against the backdrop of development of infrastructure that supports a more urbanised and inter-connected life in all of the partner countries there have been changes in the ecology and bio-diversity […]

Terre des Hommes launches ambitious global campaign calling on governments to recognize children’s right to a healthy environment

“Even when these children are born and before they can say their first word, they are denied their rights to a dignified life” – Baskut Tuncak, former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics   Osnabrück, 28 October 2020 – Today the child rights organization Terre des Hommes is launching an international campaign “MY […]

Awareness Raising on ECR In the Context of COVID-19

  In order to create a healthy environment for children amid COVID-19 threat, child and youth participation, among others, is instrumental and play important role in this process. Therefore, trained child peer educators of the project “Integrated Program to Support Poor and Vulnerable Children and Families through the Development of their Livelihoods and Political Participation” […]

Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment

Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment Outcome Report for the Regional Expert Consultation for East Asia and the Pacific Bogor, Indonesia: 22-23 October 2019 The Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment was launched in early 2019. The Initiative aims to build on positive progress made in connecting […]

KALITAWHAN: Lowering MACR back to 9 will do more harm than protection

A statement on Lowering the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility KALITAWHAN Network is in disbelief and outraged that some lawmakers are considering lowering the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility (MACR) to 9-years old.  We believe that this is in direct contravention of the Philippine’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child […]

Green Camp 2k17

Last 25 August to 1 September 2017, the Secretariat of the project ‘Our Rivers, Our Life’ (OROL), together with 12 youth from RWG from Bogor, 12 youth from Orang Rimba, 3 teachers from Sokola, 2 Adults from RMI went to join the Green Camp with Youth group in Jambi, Indonesia. They spent 4 days and 3 nights learning […]

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