PBI-Canada calls on Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change to amplify UN resolution on human rights defenders

Patricia Fuller was appointed Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change in June 2018. The Prime Minister’s announcement about her appointment highlighted: “Ms. Fuller will advise both the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Foreign Affairs on how Canada can best advance its climate change priorities on Read more…

How could climate financing protect environmental human rights defenders on the frontlines of the climate crisis?

Four defenders have been killed on average every week since the Paris Agreement was reached in December 2015, including Berta Caceres in March 2016. The Feminist Foreign Policy Working Group recently noted: “Human rights defenders advocating for environmental protection and in support of their rights to territory, land, and water Read more…