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20.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Mekong River means life: stop the Don Sahong Dam

The Mekong River means life: stop the Don Sahong Dam

  The Mekong River means life: stop the Don Sahong Dam The Mekong is the lifeblood of Southeast Asia (photo: International Rivers) Dear friends of the rainforests, Millions of lives throughout Southeast Asia are intricately entwined with the Mekong River – a source of food security, identity and … »

14.12.2014 Redazione Italia

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

The Nobel Peace Laureates and Peace Laureate Organizations, gathered in Rome for the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates from 12 – 14 December, 2014 have issued the following declaration regarding their deliberations: LIVING PEACE Nothing is as antagonistic to peace as the … »

02.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

The Uranium Extraction Policy of Mongolia: The Current Situation By Selenge Lkhagvajav, head of the national movement “For a Nuclear Safe Mongolia” 1. Overall background Mongolia is located between Russia and China, two large powers. The territory of Mongolia is 1.5 million km2 and is populated by 2.9 million … »

02.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request in Chevron Case

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request in Chevron Case

Court Rejects Ecuador’s Request to Remove Arbitrators in Chevron Case Correa Claims Mediators Have Not Acted in “Fair, Impartial” Ways November 26, 2014 On Friday, November 21, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague rejected a request filed by the government of Ecuador to remove arbitrators involved in a dispute filed … »

30.11.2014 Right Livelihood Award Foundation

Right Livelihood Awards in Stockholm: Recipients send strong messages on surveillance, human rights & climate change

Right Livelihood Awards in Stockholm: Recipients send strong messages on surveillance, human rights & climate change

On Monday 1 December, the 2014 Right Livelihood Awards will be presented to Alan Rusbridger from the U.K., Asma Jahangir from Pakistan, Basil Fernando and the Asian Human Rights Commission (Hong Kong), and Bill McKibben and 350.org from the U.S. The Award Ceremony will take place in the Swedish Parliament, Second Chamber, from 4 pm. Edward … »

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