International Organizations

  • HRW Communicates with UNOHCHR on Right of Children to a Healthy Environment

    October 08, 2019

    Human Rights Watch has submitted a report on the right of children to a healthy environment to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

  • WWF Uses Doctored Photo to Plant Middle School Climate Change Meme

    October 08, 2019

    WWF Finland has apologized for using as part of an anti-climate change fundraising campaign aimed at middle school students a retouched photo of a polar bear and cub standing on a tiny ice flow, adrift in an ocean, when, in fact, in the original photo, the polar bears are set against an icy landscape with no ocean in sight. 

  • Environmental Justice Foundation Urges Adoption of Global Ocean Treaty

    October 02, 2019

    Citing the devastating threats to ocean life detailed in a recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Steve Trent, Executive Director of the Environmental Justice Foundation, urges the adoption of the UN Global Ocean Treaty.

  • Civil Society Organizations Object to UN-WEF Partnership

    September 27, 2019

    In a recent letter to UN Secretary-General Guterres, hundreds of civil society organizations expressed their displeasure over a new partnership framework between the United Nations and the World Economic Forum, which they view as a transformational event resulting in the corporate capture of the UN.

  • UK Leads Effort for Global Protection of Oceans

    September 25, 2019

    The United Kingdom has announced the launch of the Global Ocean Alliance, a new global alliance to help drive action to protect the world’s oceans and their wildlife, including a push for the tripling of existing targets to ensure at least a third of the oceans is safeguarded in Marine Protected Areas by 2030.

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