Kumi Naidoo to head Amnesty International

December 22, 2017 ecot9p34yt 0

  JOHANNESBURG  –  Renowned international rights group Amnesty International has chosen South African civil society leader, anti-apartheid campaigner and life-long activist Kumi Naidoo as the organisation’s next Secretary General. “We are delighted to be welcoming […]


Green “Debacle” as Austrian Right Returns

December 20, 2017 eco9ty249y 0

  The Austrian Greens have lost all 24 seats in parliament following Sunday’s election after being squeezed by big personalities across the political spectrum. On Thursday the Greens’ worst result since 1983 was confirmed after […]


Why Indigenous Rights Matter for REDD+

December 19, 2017 ecot9p34yt 0

  CIFOR analyst Stephen Leonard on the growing international role of indigenous rights for action on forests and climate   Indigenous rights have recently taken on a more prominent role in international discussions on forests […]