Public Statements

On the afternoon of June 29, 2018, 12 Maasai from Ololosokwan village were attacked by soldiers from the Tanzania People’s Defence Force. The victims ranged in age from five to 33, including six boys under the age of 14. Three were treated in a local hospital. According to witnesses, the...
July 5, 2018
From 11th to 29th June 2018, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council will be meeting in Montreal. High up on the agenda are proposed rules for a Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). CORSIA is based on the false assumption that carbon...
June 11, 2018
President John Magufuli SLP 9120 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Re: An Open Letter to the Tanzanian government with regard to its response to the Oakland Institute’s report, Losing the Serengeti Dear President Magufuli, On May 10, 2018, the...
June 6, 2018
The Oakland Institute applauds the passage of House Resolution 128, Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), the bill was co-sponsored by at least 108 members of Congress.
April 10, 2018
Today, the Oakland Institute urges Congress to pass House Resolution 128, Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.
April 10, 2018
We write to you regarding Green Resources plantation forestry and carbon credit project in Kachung, Uganda. As CEO of Green Resources, we are sure you are aware that in 2015, the Swedish Energy Agency (SEA), your sole carbon credit buyer, suspended payments because of the direct adverse impact of...
March 16, 2018
Over the past weeks, we have been humbled by the leadership of young people across the US, demanding that our country finally take action on gun control. Youth have always been at the forefront of social movements. From the Birmingham Children's Crusade and the Little...
February 28, 2018
Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director, The Oakland Institute Congressman Ellison & Congressman Coffman, Congressional staffers, and the Ethiopian diaspora, thank you for this opportunity to share Oakland Institute’s experience and our concerns about land rights...
January 30, 2018
 Att: Erik Brandsma, Caroline Asserup, Christina Ljunggren and Kenneth Möllersten, Swedish Energy Agency Subject: Green Resources’ non-compliance to Swedish Energy Agency’s demands Dear Erik Brandsma, Caroline Asserup,...
January 22, 2018
L’Anywaa Survival Organisation, l’Ethiopian Anuak Development Foundation et l’Anuak Community Association in North America, forts du soutien de la société civile internationale et des leaders de la communauté anuak du monde entier, exhortent les...
December 15, 2017

Pages