We are in receipt of your letter to the Oakland Institute dated September 26, 2018 regarding the Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) and its relationship with Green Resources. We are writing to publicly respond to several troubling comments that it contained.
October 25, 2018
As Horrific Abuses & Sexual Violence against Men Continue, it is Time to End the Impunity of the Sri Lankan Security Forces
September 19, 2018
As Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena prepares to address the United Nations General Assembly next week, a new report by...
Concern: Introduction letter and first recommendations for a constructive process to solve the land conflict in Malen Chiefdom
August 28, 2018
Honourable Vice-President, Greetings from Green Scenery, a national CSO, FIAN Belgium, part of FIAN international, the human rights organisation advocating for the right to adequate food, with consultative status to the United Nations, Oakland Institute a world renowned Global Policy...
Repression Intensifies against Maasai Villagers in Tanzania as They Seek Justice Against Decades of Human Rights Abuses at the East African Court of Justice
July 5, 2018
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...
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council Must Ditch Biofuel Plans and Abandon the Myth of 'Carbon Neutral' Growth
June 11, 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...
An Open Letter to the Tanzanian Government with Regard to its Response to the Oakland Institute’s Report, Losing the Serengeti
June 6, 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...
April 10, 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.
March 16, 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...
February 28, 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...