Tag: <span>RRR_River-related Risks</span>

Resolution on Protection of Freshwater Ecosystems from Destruction by Hydropower

The 7th International NGO Forum on World Heritage at Risk Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 June 2019 We, the Civil Society Organizations who have attended the 7th International NGO Forum on World Heritage at Risk organized by World Heritage Watch on 29 June in Baku, Azerbaijan, coming from 19 countries in 5 …

Civil Society Constructively Challenges the World Hydropower Congress

A Parallel Event organized by Civil Society Organizations, coinciding with the 2019 World Hydropower Congress Save the Date: May 13, 2019 Hosted by: Town Hall of the 6th Arrondissement, Mairie du VIe, 78 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France Co-Organizers: Planète Amazone, GegenStrömung/CounterCurrent, Rivers without Boundaries, International Rivers, AIDA Introduction This …

"Heritage Dammed” Report Open for Your Comments

Picture: Free-flowing Amur-Heilong River forming Sino-Russian border (Taipinggou National Nature reserve) The "Heritage Dammed" Preliminary Report released by the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition (RwB) and World Heritage Watch contains contributions from 25 CSOs, experts and affected communities around the world.  LINK to the Report. THE KEY MESSAGES: – Freshwater …

Goldman Prize Winner Calls for Scrapping Nenskra Hydro Project

International solidarity is demonstrated by Macedonian conservationists who dedicates her victory over Boskov Most  Hydro to the fight against destructive hydropower in Georgia. Ana Colovic Lesoska, Executive Director of Ekosvest, CEEBankwatch’s member group in Macedonia, has led a multi-year campaign to cut off international funding for two large hydropower plants …

Officials Behind the Hidroituango Dam Disaster are Charged in Courts and Questioned by War Crime Tribunal

      Colombia’s prosecution is pressing criminal charges against the bosses of the Hidroituango Dam, whose recent malfunctions have caused environmental devastation for the Cauca River and its communities. Help needed for those affected by the dam tragedy in Colombia Investigations of irregularities around contracting, planning, and management are …