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Global Witness
Rapports et recherches
octobre 2021
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

The climate crisis is no longer projection, but reality. Forests play a key role in regulating the global climate and are critical to preventing runaway global heating. They are also a treasure trove of biological diversity, and home to many indigenous peoples and forest communities. Yet forests continue to be burned and destroyed at an alarming rate.

Rapports et recherches
juillet 2021
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Customary land is increasingly recognised as an important governance issue in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The aim of this paper is to identify challenges associated with land administration, land governance and land
dispute resolution in PNG as perceived by stakeholders; and to find potential strategies for promoting bankable

How PNG lost US$120 million and the future of deep-sea mining
Articles et Livres
avril 2020
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

In January this year, the managing director of Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Resources Authority declared that the proposal to develop what had once been touted as the world’s first deep-sea mine would ‘not get off the ground’.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
mars 2020
Indonésie
Cambodge
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Social and environmental safeguards are now commonplace in policies and procedures that apply to certain kinds of foreign investment in developing countries. Prominent amongst these is the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC), which is commonly tied to policies and procedures relating to investments that have an impact on ‘indigenous peoples’.

Documents de politique et mémoires
décembre 2019
Antigua-et-Barbuda
Belize
Comores
Cap-Vert
Guyana
Haïti
Jamaïque
Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis
Sainte-Lucie
Madagascar
Maurice
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
Suriname
Seychelles
Timor-Leste
Trinité-et-Tobago
Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Samoa

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Articles et Livres
octobre 2019
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Climate change is shaped and understood through assumptions of causality and temporality that enable and constrain feasible approaches to environmental governance, approaches that may reproduce inequalities.

Rapports et recherches
octobre 2019
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea.

Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Rapports et recherches
août 2019
Kenya
Afrique du Sud
Guatemala
Honduras
États-Unis d'Amérique
Australie
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
Global

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

Articles et Livres
mars 2019
Mozambique
Libéria
Botswana
États-Unis d'Amérique
Philippines
Pologne
Zimbabwe
Chine
Namibie
Pays-Bas
Australie
Jamaïque
Irlande
Canada
Nouvelle-Zélande
Inde
Royaume-Uni
Mongolie
Colombie
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
Ghana

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines.

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