civil society Documents

Pages from greengrowthgmsreportmarch2014final  

Green Growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Economic development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has outpaced many other parts of the world over the past two decades with much growth fueled by demand within the Asia Pacific for food, energy, and commodities.

Published by: World Wide Fund for Nature - Author: World Wide Fund for Nature,
Published on: Mar 2014 - Uploaded on: May 2014
File size: 1.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): green growth , civil society , social and environmental impacts
Category: Economy

Pages from intlriversdamstandardsfinal  

Dam Standards: A Rights-Based Approach

In many countries, the most applicable means of protection for people affected by dams are national and local laws.But too often, laws alone are not strong enough to protect the rights of affected communities.Increasingly, companies, banks, and governments commit to follow internationally-recognized standards.

Published by: International Rivers - Author: Michael Simon,
Published on: Jan 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 1.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): civil society , dams , communities , environmental standards
Category: Environment