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Environmental Defenders hosted women activists and environmental leaders to commemorate 2024 World Radio Day on air

Today, Environmental Defenders convened a dialogue with female activists and environmentalists from the Albertine region to share their stories in safeguarding rights, combating climate change, and preserving land rights. The conversation with women and girls aligns with the goals of the Environmental Defenders and Radio Terra FM programs, which seek to commemorate this year’s World […]

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The Environmental Defenders demand UN Bodies hold the DR Congo government accountable for the severe conditions faced by Environmental Defenders and human rights activists

The year 2024 will be significant for the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s membership in United Nations (UN) entities, since the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the country is scheduled to occur at the end of 2024. The United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will assess the human rights situation […]