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Southeast Asian Leaders - Go for Solution Not Delusion! PDF Print E-mail
A Joint Statement, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 14, 2009

Copenhagen - 14 December 2009:   We, members of Oilwatch Southeast Asia[i] and Indonesian Civil Society Forum for Climate Justice (CSF) declare our common position and demands on the current climate negotiation in COP 15 UNFCCC Copenhagen. We have witnessed the lack of leadership among industrial countries to significantly cut carbon emission let alone show their responsibility to support developing countries to tackle the impacts of climate change.
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Thousands to Rally in Copenhagen Demanding System Change PDF Print E-mail

Joint MEDIA RELEASE: 12 December 2009, Copenhagen

First Week Of Climate Talks A Predictable Failure

At the end of the first week of the climate talks at Copenhagen, thousands of activists from the Climate Justice Action and Climate Justice Now! networks are joining the climate march under the banner of ‘System Change Not Climate Change’ to denounce the climate negotiations as a predictable failure. The protesters are demanding radical changes in economic and political systems in order to address the climate crisis.
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Stop using CoP 15 for fundraising arena PDF Print E-mail

Press Release, 10 December 2009


Indonesian Civil Society Forum for Climate Justice - www.csoforum.net

(Copenhagen, 101209) Once again the Indonesian delegates appeared unprepared during the SBSTA meeting (8/12) to carry the mandate to save Indonesian people and forests from the negative impacts of climate change. They said, government of Indonesia welcomes any kind of funding for capacity building, technology transfer, as well as the reliable, predictable, and steady financing through REDD (1). This opportunistic gesture  in effect opens the gate for more irresponsible funding schemes which likely to endorse more deforestation and human rights violations for forest dwellers and forest dependent people.

 

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Open Letter to the Danish Presidency as Host of the UN Climate Change PDF Print E-mail
Open Letter to the Danish Presidency as Host of the UN Climate Change
Conference in Copenhagen, December 2009

We, the undersigned civil society groups, express our concern over the actions of the Danish government in its role as President of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties.

The historic Copenhagen Climate Conference has yet to begin and a lengthening list of concerns is being raised by governments and by members of civil society:
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Unions In Indonesia, Brazil and Canada Join Forces To Take On Vale-INCO PDF Print E-mail
Press Release, November 18, 2009

Union leaders from the ICEM (International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Unions), Indonesia, Brazil and Canada representing workers at Vale and Vale-Inco (majority owner of PT Inco) signed a Joint Statement in Soroako, South Sulawesi on Friday November 13 charging that the Brazilian based global mining company disregards the needs and rights of its workers and the communities in which Vale operates.
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