May 13,2020 by Coalition

Article: Impacts of COVID19 on Frontline Communities Resisting Internationally Financed Development Projects

The Coalition uncovered several trends on how COVID-19 measures are impacting frontline communities opposing internationally financed development projects. Using data provided by its community engagement partners and allies, the Coalition found common trends among communities from Asia

Mar 20,2020 by Coalition

Coalition Members and Partners Engage AIIB ESF Review

The Coalition for Human Right in Development members and partners submitted a position paper to the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) Review team in line with the on-going review.  The AIIB requested submissions from civil society organi

Mar 02,2020 by Coalition

Coalition Welcomes its New Director!

Following an extensive international search, the Coalition for Human Rights in Development is excited to welcome longtime community rights advocate, Siddharth Akali, as its new Director. “Siddharth has the passion and expertise to strengthen the Coalition’s members’

Jan 29,2020 by members

New Report: Frontline Defenders Global Analysis 2019

Coalition member Frontline Defenders released its Global Analysis 2019,  a report reviewing the state of the world for human rights defenders in 2019.  The report details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced

Oct 22,2019 by Coalition

Webinar: Attacks Against Defenders and the Role of Development Banks

Join us for a Webinar October 30 to discuss the report “Uncalculated Risks: Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers”. This groundbreaking report from the Defenders in Development Campaign uses 25 case studies from around the globe

Oct 10,2019 by members

Environmental Activists at Mercy of Business at All Costs

Environmental activists at mercy of business at all costs - new report shows how investors must take action

Aug 22,2019 by members

New Report Recommends Banks to Ensure FPIC

Oxfam released a new report highlighting the importance for development banks to act on and ensure that free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) of communities are secured first before they provide funding for development. Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) is a recognized right of Indigen

Aug 21,2019 by Coalition

Opening: Regional Coordinator for Latin America

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development is seeking a Regional Coordinator for Latin America.  The Regional Coordinator is based in Latin America and serves as part of the International Secretariat, leading member outreach, capacity building, and coordination of advocacy campaigns in or

Jun 04,2019 by Coalition

PRESS RELEASE: New Report Reveals Uncalculated Risks to Defenders in Development

From Colombia to Kenya, 25 cases of threats and attacks against human rights defenders reveal how development financiers can fuel abuses or help fight them JUNE 4, 2019 – A new report from the Coalition for Human Rights in Development and the Defenders in Development Campaign reveals the ala

Jun 04,2019 by Coalition

“Uncalculated Risks” exposes threats and attacks against defenders in development

Together with the Defenders in Development Campaign, we launched today the new report “Uncalculated Risks: Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers.” With 25 case studies from around the world, the report exposes the risks of megap

May 27,2019 by members

Green Advocates and Liberian Indigenous Villagers File Complaint against SOCFIN

Green Advocates working with 22 Liberian indigenous villagers has filed a complaint with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman against the Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), a Liberian subsidiary of  of Luxembourg-based agricultural giant Socfin. The c

May 22,2019 by members

IDI Releases 2nd Edition of Advocates Reference Guide on Chinese Investments

Inclusive Development International (IDI) released the second edition of Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments: A Reference Guide for Advocates, a publication that provides a practical guide to the policies, standards and guidelines for Chinese outbound investmen

Apr 12,2019 by members

New Report on WB Coal Financing Released by IDI, BIC Europe and JATAM Indonesia

Coalition members’ Inclusive Development International (IDI) and Bank Information Center Europe (BIC Europe), with JATAM Indonesia released a new report showing how the World Bank Group is quietly bankrolling some of Indonesia’s most destructive coal mining companies despite instit

Mar 27,2019 by members

Cambodian Indigenous Communities Win Back Their Sacred Lands from Vietnamese Agribusiness Giant

Twelve indigenous communities in Cambodia’s northeastern province of Ratanakiri scored a major victory against Vietnamese agribusiness giant Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) when the government announced that it will return sacred and spiritually significant areas that had been grabbed from these c

Mar 01,2019 by members

Celebrating a historic win today for human rights and accountability!

The U.S. Supreme Court decided today that international organizations like the World Bank Group can be sued in U.S. courts for violating the human rights of local communities. Congratulations to the fishing and farming communities of Gujarat India, Machimar Adhikaar Sangharsh Sangathan fishe

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