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(Deutsch) Asien-Reise zur Förderung einer ökologisch und sozial verträglichen Wald- und Papierwirtschaft in Indonesien und zur Lösung der Umschuldung des APP-Konzerns nutzen!

(Deutsch) Asien-Reise zur Förderung einer ökologisch und sozial verträglichen Wald- und Papierwirtschaft in Indonesien und zur Lösung der Umschuldung des APP-Konzerns nutzen!


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Posted on 04:33 PM in Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate
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Indorayon puts human life and environment at risk

Indorayon puts human life and environment at risk


Vereinte Evangelische Mission
Gemeinschaft von Kirchen in drei Erdteilen
United Evangelical Mission
Communion of Churches in three Continents
Mission Evangélique Unie
Communion d’Eglises dans trois Continents
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D-42285 Wuppertal-Germany

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E-Mail: info@vemission.org

Press Release, 01/30/2003

UEM against the reopening of pulp mill in Indonesia

Wuppertal, 30th January 2003 – The UEM supports the protest of Indonesian churches and NGOs against the reopening of the PT Inti Indorayon Utama pulp mill in North ... read more

Posted on 05:13 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz

(Deutsch) Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz


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Posted on 09:52 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) Watch Indonesia! – ein Auge auf den Inselstaat

(Deutsch) Watch Indonesia! – ein Auge auf den Inselstaat


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Posted on 06:53 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) Wald bald Papier

(Deutsch) Wald bald Papier


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Posted on 09:20 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Environmental Agreement For ECAs at The OECD Threatened by German Government Obstructionism

Environmental Agreement For ECAs at The OECD Threatened by German Government Obstructionism


17 September 2001

LETTER TO GERMANY’S CHANCELLOR SCHROEDER

BACKGROUND:

Negotiations have continued for more than two years at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for an environmental agreement for Export Credit and Investment Insurance Agencies (ECAs). These negotiations represent an important first step toward binding, stringent, internationally accepted and common social, environmental and human rights standards for ECAs. ECAs are the world’s largest sources of public finance for destructive large-scale infrastructure projects in low income countries. They are responsible for ... read more

Posted on 04:59 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Hermes

(Deutsch) Hermes


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Posted on 04:02 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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Indonesia: una nueva víctima en relación con Indorayon

Indonesia: una nueva víctima en relación con Indorayon


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WRM, 04 August 2000

La fábrica de celulosa y rayón de Indorayon (PT IIU) en Porsea, Norte de Sumatra, ha provocado un prolongado conflicto ambiental en la región, donde los campesinos y las ONGs locales han venido exigiendo su clausura debido a la contaminación que afectó al Lago Toba por causa de los efluentes emitidos por la industria, la destrucción de los bosques de la zona y la plantación de monocultivos ... read more

Posted on 03:17 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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The industrial and agricultural project in the Mamberamo river catchment area in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya/West Papua


Berlin, May 1998

The information was compiled with kind support from Down to Earth, London

The watershed and project area covers a staggering 7,711,602 hectares almost the same size as Java. Almost 100% of the area is covered by primary tropical rainforests. Currently it is classified as production forests (31.6%), conversion forest (29.6%) and protected forest (29.6%) and other categories (1.4%). Wildlife found in the area includes, crocodiles, tree kangaroos, cassowary birds, parrots and birds of paradise. The catchment area ... read more

Posted on 04:44 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Environment & Climate, Watch's Studies and Reports
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Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires

Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires


04 Oktober 1997

Since many people asked us what they can do to stop the current disaster in Indonesia, we had to answer them that there is not much what can be done from outside. People can either spend some money to charity organizations that are running programmes to distribute masks and medicines to the suffering people in Kalimantan, Sumatra, Irian Jaya and elsewhere. The other thing you can do is to send protest letters to President Suharto, because ... read more

Posted on 02:10 AM in Disasters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Open Letters
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