The Body Shop said yesterday it will become the first company to publicly back a UK boycott of Esso service stations in protest at its parent company's support for the U.S. withdrawal from the Kyoto climate change pact.
作者: Integrated Regional Information Networks, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Human rights violations are increasing in Sudan, with abductions, arbitrary arrests and the forced displacement of people a daily reality, according to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Sudan, Gerhart Baum.
作者: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service
Leaders of indigenous communities throughout the Amazon region plan to intensify their struggle against environmental destruction and work to build on recent political gains. The main struggle for environmental and cultural survival in Ecuador, Bolivia...
Statement by Bill Hare, Greenpeace International Climate Policy Director
作者: Marina Ottaway, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Co-Director of its Democracy and Rule of Law Project, in Foreign Policy
Can't shut down Big Oil? Then browbeat companies like Shell and ExxonMobil into preaching the gospel of human rights and democracy to their developing-world hosts. As appealing as this strategy seems to global do-gooders, it won't work. Not only are...
作者: UN Wire
作者: Brian Kenety, Inter Press Service
European Parliamentarians (MEPs) may seek a freeze on both European Union (EU) aid to Chad and loans to the controversial Chad-Cameroon Oil and Pipeline Project over allegations the government engaged in electoral fraud, human rights abuses and the...