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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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PODCAST: Visiting Central Africa, with Molly Bergen

  • podcasts
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • central african republic
  • Forests
A woman with a fuel-efficient cookstove.
  • podcasts
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • central african republic
  • Forests

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
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Les habitants du bassin central du Congo ont co-évolué avec leurs ressources forestières et hydriques. Photo par Theodore Trefon
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Forests
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In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 Essentials for Making Community Forestry Work

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Mother and child in Congo forest
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
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Les 4 défis de la lutte pour sauver la forêt tropicale en Afrique centrale

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa
  • central african republic
  • Forests
Des femmes et enfants de Mpaha, village du nord-ouest de la RDC. Photo par Molly Bergen/WCS, WWF, WRI
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa
  • central african republic
  • Forests
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4 Challenges in the Fight to Save Central Africa’s Rainforest

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa
Some of the women and children of Mpaha, northwestern DRC.
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa
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How Artificial Intelligence Helped Us Predict Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • forest deforestation
Near Lukolela, DRC.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • forest deforestation
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Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Forests
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Protecting Africa’s Parks: Q&A with Goldman Prize Winner Rodrigue Katembo

  • Forests
  • conservation funding
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo
  • Forests
  • conservation funding
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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The Future of Open Government

  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency

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