|Center for International Environmental Law launches ForestDefender|
|Mar 07, 2014|
Webtool gathers internationally-protected rights related to forest governance in a easily accessible and useable format
ForestDefender is a legal database that provides a snapshot of international human rights and obligations relevant to forest governance. It captures the large amount of information found from various sources and presents it in a way that is easily accessible to and usable by lawyers, activists and community members alike.
• Find information about a specific country’s involvement in REDD+
The Center for International Environmental Law is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Washington, DC. Since 1989, CIEL has worked to strengthen and use international law and institutions to protect the environment, promote human health and ensure a just and sustainable society.
Photo credits: ForestDefender - CIEL