Modernization of the IDB Environmental and Social Policies

By: IADB Improving the Environmental and Social Sustainability of IDB Operations The IDB is updating its environmental and social policies to enhance environmental and social sustainability outcomes in its operations. The modernization process will develop a new ...

How to achieve a successful Global Biodiversity Framework

Fuente: foei.com 2020 is a critical year for nature. From forests to oceans, fields to skies, science has shown that the interconnected ecosystems which sustain life on earth are on the brink of collapse. However, amid deepening...

Views on activities related to the implementation of the functions of the Local Communities...

BY: UNFCC The undersigned organizations and groups appreciate the opportunity to submit our views on the functions and activities of the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform. Our submission is in line with and supportive...

Despite foreign aid, Colombia struggles to rein in Amazon deforestation

By: Mongabay Colombia is grappling with rampant deforestation in the Amazon, which was up 97% in 2018 from 2016, when the country’s former largest illegal armed group, the FARC, demobilized. After providing $85 million...

2019 second hottest year on record, UN confirms

By: News UN Last year was the second warmest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed on Wednesday. “The average global temperature has risen by about 1.1°C since the pre-industrial era and ocean heat content is...

Recommendations to strengthen the IDB Invest Sustainability Policy review

Dear Directors and Counselors, The purpose of this letter is to express the concerns of the undersigned civil society organizations about the process to review the Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy of the IDB Invest...

Joint civil society statement on COP25:

Big Polluters and Northern countries are throwing gasoline on the fire of the climate crisis, knowingly paving the way for even more fossil fuels. To endorse this statement, sign on here. Before COP25 even began, it was...

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