Interview: Involve indigenous peoples and communities in the fight for climate justice

Interview: Involve indigenous peoples and communities in the fight for climate justice

“A human rights based approach to climate change intervention is the focus of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate change”. James Twala, a member of Indigenous Livelihoods Enhancement Partners (ILEPA) in Kenya in an interview, underscores the importance of involving, prioritising, respecting and protecting the interests of indigenous people and local communities during the forthcoming COP 21 negotiations. Read more …

Press release: Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate

Press release: Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate

Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate in the Doha Round | 18.11.2015

World Trade Organisation (WTO) member States should desist from eroding the Doha Development Round (DDR) mandate. This was the key message for CSOs gathered in Nairobi from 3rd – 4th, November 2015 in preparation for the WTO’s 10th Biannual Ministerial Conference scheduled to be held from 15-18th December 2015. Read more …