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(Deutsch) Pressemitteilungen zur Hauptversammlung von HeidelbergCement

(Deutsch) Pressemitteilungen zur Hauptversammlung von HeidelbergCement


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Posted on 06:28 PM in Activities, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Campaign, Mining, Press Releases, Environment & Climate
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Refugees in Indonesia: Lingering in Permanent Limbo?

Refugees in Indonesia: Lingering in Permanent Limbo?


by Annika Püfke and Antje Missbach

In December 2021, for the fourth time within the last two years, Indonesian authorities saw themselves forced to facilitate a rescue mission to save 105 Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, from deadly danger at sea. Having fled persecution in Myanmar and then become stuck in refugee camps in Bangladesh, the Rohingya had suffered perilous conditions for more than a month, trapped on an unseaworthy boat and insufficiently equipped ... read more

Posted on 04:44 PM in Activities, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications
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(Deutsch) Neue Hauptstadt, alte Probleme

(Deutsch) Neue Hauptstadt, alte Probleme


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Posted on 03:10 PM in Activities, democracy, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Environment & Climate
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia


submitted March 2022

https://www.watchindonesia.de/wp-content/uploads/UPR_Submission_Indonesia_-2022_WI_WPN.pdf

 

Human Rights Council
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia
4th cycle (7-18 November 2022)

Joint Stakeholders’ Submission by:
Watch Indonesia! e.V.
West Papua Network (WPN)

I. Introduction

  1. This stakeholder report is a joint submission by Watch Indonesia! and the West Papua Network (Westpapua-Netzwerk, WPN). The report highlights key concerns, trends and significant developments in the human rights situation in Indonesia including a particular focus on the region West Papua between June 2017 and March ... read more

Posted on 02:52 PM in Activities, joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Press Freedom, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion
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New Deadline 18.4 + Authors Wanted for a Dossier on Urban Transformation

New Deadline 18.4 + Authors Wanted for a Dossier on Urban Transformation


+++ NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 15th of April 2022 +++ 

To increase awareness and knowledge of the topic of Urban Transformation in the Climate Crisis, we are planning a dossier of relatively short articles.  For example, we are interested in contributions on the following questions/topic areas with reference to either Jakarta or Berlin, but are also open to other topic suggestions:

– What are future visions for climate-neutral or climate-friendly cities?

– Urban lifestyle: What forms of urban lifestyle are sustainable – in ... read more

Posted on 08:19 PM in Activities, Projects
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(Deutsch) Dossier: Menschenrechte 2022. Aktuelle Lage in 17 Ländern. Politische Handlungsempfehlungen (Internationale Advocacy Netzwerke)

(Deutsch) Dossier: Menschenrechte 2022. Aktuelle Lage in 17 Ländern. Politische Handlungsempfehlungen (Internationale Advocacy Netzwerke)


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Posted on 05:52 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications
Climate Killer Concrete – HeidelbergCement, climate protection and human rights

Climate Killer Concrete – HeidelbergCement, climate protection and human rights


When: Thursday, 10 February 2022, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Online by Melanchthon Academy Cologne and in cooperation with the Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany

Recently, the construction industry has come under fire as being particularly damaging to the climate. The cement and concrete industry accounts for six percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. In Germany, HeidelbergCement is the publicly listed company with the highest carbon dioxide emissions after RWE*. Nevertheless, HeidelbergCement`s CEO Dominik von Achten, does not feel that ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in Activities, Campaign, Mining, Environment & Climate
Information Materials Urban Transformation

Information Materials Urban Transformation


In 2021, Watch Indonesia! e.V. produced a flyer and poster as part of the Urban Transformation in Indonesia and Germany project. The materials are the result of several rounds of talks and interviews. On request, the flyer is also available as a print version, in addition to other materials of the association.

Urban transformation is an ongoing process in which social and ecological change are inseparable. Therefore, the participation of as many people as possible ... read more

Posted on 01:49 PM in Activities, Information and Analysis, Projects
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Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021

Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021


Posted on 01:26 PM in Activities, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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Contested Urban Spaces in Jakarta and Berlin (Online Event)

Contested Urban Spaces in Jakarta and Berlin (Online Event)


Date: November 30, 2021 11:00-14:00 CET (Berlin) /// 17:00-20:00 WIB (Jakarta)
https://zoom.us/j/98124275712?pwd=ZjlYdHlrUGFGcHpnbDJVQTZFZVlyUT09

Processes of urban transformation are complex and dependent on global and regional conditions. The threat of a global climate catastrophe, a scarcity of resources, or the worsening of social inequality are enormous challenges for any urbanisation and an outspoken desire for a sustainable, social and climate-friendly urban transformation.

As capital and partner cities, Berlin and Jakarta have special roles to play. Will they succeed in meeting the needs of ... read more

Posted on 01:30 PM in Activities, Indonesia, Projects, Past Events
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