Tag: <span>Civil Society</span>

Dam disaster in Colombia forces evacuation of at least 5 000 people

Hydropower boom in Latin America fueled by corrupt practices of the Odebrecht and other major construction corporations and supported by loans from China, Germany and multilateral banks continues to displace and threaten local populations. Hidroituango, Colombia’s largest hydroelectric dam project, which promises to produce 13% of country’s electricity by 2019, …

Welcome to the X International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East”

The X International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” Novosibirsk, Russia 12-13 October 2018 Announcement № 1 Dear Friends! The 10th International Conference “Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” will take place 12-13 October 2018 in Novosibirsk, Russia. The conference will be dedicated to issues of sustainable …

Any Plans Affecting Lake Baikal Require Rigorous Assessments According to the UNESCO Guidelines

Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) and Greenpeace Russia Submission to the World Heritage Center and the IUCN. April 2018 Concerns regarding implementation of WHC decisions on Lake Baikal and recommendations for the 2018 World Heritage Committee Decision Lake Baikal is undergoing serious environmental crisis. In 2017 among the good …