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Kamran Shezad with Judy Foster from Stop Ecocide International, at the launch of Al-Mizan at UNEP.

Islamic charter Al-Mizan: Ecocide is a crime against the Creation

Kamran Shezad with Judy Foster from Stop Ecocide International, at the launch of Al-Mizan at UNEP. A major Islamic initiative on environmental stewardship was launched February 27th at the United Nations Environment Assembly. The Al-Mizan: A Covenant for the Earth…

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk on Monday unveiled his vision to renew the commitment to human rights

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights wants to explore ecocide law

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk released his vision document Human Rights: A Path for Solutions on February 26th.  The document stresses the need to urgently address widespread impunity; good governance is dependent on holding those responsible for…

Interfaith statement towards COP28

Interfaith statement towards COP28 Towards the UN Climate conference COP28, more than 200 faith leaders, scientists, youth, business leaders, women leaders and politicians, came together in Abu Dhabi 6-7 November to unite their voices in a Interfaith Statement. The Global…

European Parliament calls for the inclusion of ecocide in EU law

European Parliament calls for the inclusion of ecocide in EU law

European Parliament calls for the inclusion of ecocide in EU law The European Parliament yesterday announced its support for the inclusion of “ecocide” in the European Union’s revised environmental crime directive. A specific definition for the “gravest crimes” – severe…

Interfaith Dialogue at COP27 calling for ecocide law

Interfaith Dialogue at COP27 calling for ecocide law An interfaith Talanoa Dialogue was held on the first day of the UN Climate conference COP27, in Sharm El-Sheik. Ecocide law was discussed as a concrete step for implementation, together with issues…