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Sharing lessons on Environmental Democracy with the Parliament of Indonesia

2020-10-15T08:43:02+00:00October 15th, 2020|Environmental democracy|

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many governments feeling torn between focusing on addressing the virus and ensuring a recovery on the one hand and addressing the climate emergency on the other. WFD believes that, if they are transparent and inclusive, democracies can do both.   The Indonesian Parliament’s Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Bureau (BKSAP) list climate change as [...]

Saving Ajloun’s forests – the ‘lungs’ of Jordan’

2020-06-18T08:49:25+00:00April 20th, 2016|Environmental democracy, Young People’s Leadership and Engagement|

“Ever since I was a child I used to go to the forest near Ajloun,” says Roqaya Al-Orood, a resident of Jordan’s most wooded region. “We always went to the same picnic spot and we had many happy times.” North-western Ajloun is close to Syria and the West Bank – locals refer to Jordan [...]