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, by IIED

New website shows how nature plus culture equals resilience

Nature and culture are deeply linked. Together they are central to the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of marginalised people around the world, and will be critical to how they respond to climate change and other environmental challenges.
To shine a light on this way of thinking (...)

, por ALAI

Brasil e OEA: Atritos

Por Frei Betto

A OEA (Organização dos Estados Americanos), em nome da CIDH (Comissão Interamericana de Direitos Humanos), em carta ao governo brasileiro, no início de abril, solicita a suspensão imediata do licenciamento da usina hidrelétrica de Belo Monte, no Pará. A obra apresenta sérios riscos aos povos indígenas (...)

, por Intervozes

Seminário avança nas discussões do marco regulatório da comunicação

Por Ana Rita Cunha

Evento reuniu entidades do movimento da comunicação para garantir que propostas da Confecom pautem o debate da nova legislação do setor.
Durante dois dias, entidades do movimento da comunicação se reuniram para debater a articulação em torno do novo marco regulatório da comunicação. Realizado pelo (...)

, por ADITAL

Compromisso solidário com a Causa Indígena no Brasil

Por CNBB (Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil)

Reunidos na 49ª Assembléia Geral, nós, bispos do Brasil, mais uma vez tomamos conhecimento dos sofrimentos e injustiças que afetam os povos indígenas do nosso País. Por isso, não podemos deixar de reagir, de forma solidária e comprometida, diante da grave situação em que se encontram tantos desses (...)

, par Centre national de coopération au développement (CNCD)

Celui qui se moque du Crocodile...

Par Julien Truddaïu

Le célèbre proverbe africain « Celui qui se moque du crocodile, n’a pas traversé la rivière » est aujourd’hui un projet théâtral autobiographique mettant aux prises les regards sur le monde et l’histoire d’un Camerounais et d’un Belge. Nous avons rencontré ce dernier : Guy Theunissen.
Guy Theunissen est un (...)

, par E-Joussour

Des Marocaines militent pour l’égalité homme/femme dans la Constitution

Par AFP

Des associations de femmes au Maroc militent pour que l’égalité des sexes soit inscrite dans la Constitution, profitant en plein printemps arabe de l’annonce de réformes constitutionnelles par le roi Mohammed VI.
"La démocratie implique l’égalité entre tous les citoyens, donc sans égalité entre les (...)

, par SlateAfrique

Le kiswahili, un joyau linguistique

Par Arnaud Bébien

Retour sur les origines et la diffusion de la langue swahilie, qui gagne du terrain en Afrique de l’Est et dans les Grands Lacs.
Des mots ou des expressions popularisés par des films et des livres. Du roman La ferme africaine de Karen Blixen, qui donna le film Out of Africa, au dessin animé de (...)

, par SlateAfrique

Les médias africains abonnés au mépris

Par Christian Eboulé

Lors de la visite à Paris du président guinéen Alpha Condé, les médias français auraient eu droit à un traitement de faveur, estime le journaliste camerounais Christian Eboulé.
Y a-t-il une communication pour les blancs, et une autre pour les noirs ? C’est, à l’évidence, l’exercice auquel viennent de (...)

African Women Writing Resistance

An Anthology of Contemporary Voices

Edited by Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez , Pauline Dongala, Omotayo Jolaosho, Anne Serafin, £16.95, 360 pages.
Confronting entrenched social inequality and inadequate access to resources, women across Africa are working with determination and imagination to improve their material conditions and (...)

Penser et vivre l’interculturel

Gilles Verbunt, Editions Chronique Sociale, 15€

Quelle attitude adopter lorsque des différences culturelles risquent de compromettre le vivre-ensemble ?
Quel modèle privilégier : respecter intégralement la culture des autres ou les forcer à se franciser ?
Faut-il suivre le retour en arrière d’hommes politiques qui recommencent à parler de la (...)

, by Down to earth

Polavaram fraud

The Polavaram dam on the Godavari could displace 400,000 people and submerge nearly 4,000 hectares of forestland. Most of the people threatened to be displaced cannot be relocated until their rights over forestland are recognised under the Forest Rights Act. How did the Andhra Pradesh (...)

, by Tehelka

The making of Osama bin Laden

It had to happen. Osama bin Laden had been the target of the longest, most intense manhunt in history. Never before had the most powerful nation in the world concentrated so much of its time, energy and resources to hunt down one man. And never before had the hunters been able to deploy the (...)

, by IPS

Responsible travel means not "haggling over wooden beads"

By Hilaire Avril

Tourism as a concern found its way onto the agenda of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro because of its potential for development but also due to its adverse effects on some populations and natural resources, particularly in Africa.
Sustainable tourism was defined at the summit as tourism (...)

, by IPS

Theatre as HIV Prevention Tool in Native Communities

By Danilo Valladares

Poverty, lack of access to education and taboos about sexuality have hampered campaigns for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among indigenous communities in Guatemala. These constraints have led to the development of new ways of communicating vital information, like theatre.
"We put on a (...)

, by Indian Country Today

Indian Media is a Sovereign Right

By Joseph Orozco

Thanks to the budget-cutting fervor sweeping Capitol Hill, the Public Telecommunication Facilities Program could be zeroed out this year. The PTFP funds 75% of the construction of new stations; more than 30 new Native radio licensees were expecting PTFP public radio funds in the next two years. (...)

, por ADITAL

Conflitos envolvendo a água cresceram 93,3%, aponta estudo da CPT

Por Tatiana Félix

José Maria Filho era a maior liderança social da região da Chapada do Apodi, no interior do Ceará. Ele estava presente nas manifestações sociais denunciando as violações dos direitos humanos e, principalmente, a contaminação da água pelo uso indiscriminado de agrotóxicos na região. Por causa disso é que (...)