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  • Opinion: The Blue Pacific is running out of time for action on climate change

    This week, Pacific Island Forum leaders welcomed António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, to the Pacific region to witness the reality of climate change. This is their official statement.] Leaders of…

  • Paying Attention to the Blue Pacific

    Pacific Island countries want to rebrand as “large ocean states,” custodians of large swaths of the Pacific Ocean. By <spanitemprop=”name”>Grant Wyeth</spanitemprop=”name”> October 30, 2018 This week Indonesia is hosting the fifth…

Draft Philippine Declaration of Human and People’s Rights

Draft Philippine Declaration of Human and People’s Rights December 10, 1990* Adopted for submission to the Filipino People by the Third National Congress of the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights…

Draft Pacific Charter of Human Rights

Draft Pacific Charter of Human Rights Preamble The Parties to the present Charter, Recognizing that the peoples of the Pacific who have formed diverse cultures, customs and traditions are equal…

The State and the Global Ecological Crisis

Edited by John Barry and Robyn Eckersley Summary Countering the current view of many environmental activists that sovereign nations cannot provide effective environmental governance, The State and the Global Ecological Crisis offers analyses and case…

The Green State. Rethinking Democracy and Sovereignty

The Green State. Rethinking Democracy and Sovereignty, By Robyn Eckersley Summary What would constitute a definitively “green” state? In this important new book, Robyn Eckersley explores what it might take…