22 July 2017 Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities have expressed concerns on the formation of local consultation forum as operational-level grievance mechanism for the project for lack of adequate mandate and effective representation of the communities. They have also planned further advocacy actions against the project, including litigations and complaints.
The report is prepared collectively by Indigenous Peoples’ Network for SDGs in Nepal to respond to the Voluntary National Review of Nepalese government under the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 10 – 19 July 2017. The report highlights progress of implementation of the SDGs in the country from the perspective of indigenous peoples. … More Report of Nepal’s Indigenous Peoples for Voluntary National Review of Nepal Under the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities’ bodies organized a series of three awareness raising seminars on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project was organized today in Bhimad municipality and Myagde and Risingh villages from 11-13 June 2017. The seminars were organized in coordination with Community Empowerment and Social Justice Foundation (CEmSoJ) together … More Awareness raising seminars organized on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project
बुधवार ११ फाल्गुन, तनहुँ तनँहू जलविद्युत परियोजनाको मुआब्जा तथा क्षतिपूर्ति निर्धारण समितिको विरोधमा परियोजना प्रभावितहरूले “जग्गाको सट्टा जग्गा दे, घरको सट्टा घर दे विभेदकारी मुआब्जा तथा क्षतिपूर्ति निर्देशिका बदर गर, पुर्नवास तथा आदिवासी जनजाति निति लागू गर, ए. डि. बि सुरक्षण निति पालना गर, अर्थपूर्ण परामर्श गर” लगायतको नारा उल्लेखित प्ले कार्ड सहित ३००-३५० जना … More तनँहू जलविद्युत परियोजना प्रभावितद्वारा विरोध प्रदर्शन | Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities stage protests
*Please note this is an unofficial translation To editors of all media agencies 10 February 2017 Press release The reports in local newspapers published on 10 February 2017 that Tanahu Hydropower Project have taken forward the process of distribution of compensation to the residents of reservoir area have drawn serious attention of the concerned people … More ADB co-financed Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities reject compensation
13 January 2017, Bhaktapur CEmSoJ organized a two-day “Dialogue Seminar on Ensuring Communities’ Rights in Nepal’s REDD+ Process in Nepal” in Bhaktapur on 12-13 January 2017 so as to enhance the awareness of the concerned stakeholders and share knowledge among them on the concept of REDD+ and associated practices and impacts. More than 45 representatives … More Dialogue Seminar on Ensuring Communities’ Rights in Nepal’s REDD+ Process organized
18 December 2016 Kathmandu Affected communities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded Tanahu Hydropower Project today submitted a 26-point memorandum to Nepal’s Energy Minister Janardan Sharma informing on their concerns with the Project impacts and setting forth their demands. In the memorandum, the Tanahu Hydropower Directly Affected Area Concerned Committee and Directly Concerned Inundation … More Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities submit 26-point memorandum to Energy Minister
२०७३ पौष ३, काठमाडौं एसियली विकास बैंकको (एडिबी) संयुक्त लगानीमा निर्माणाधीन तनहुँ जलविद्युत् परियोजनाबाट प्रभावित समुदायका प्रतिनिधिहरुले आज ऊर्जा मन्त्री जनार्दन शर्मालाई परियोजनाले समुदायमा पारेका प्रभावको जानकारी र प्रभावित समुदायका मागसहितको २६ बुँदे ज्ञापनपत्र बुझाएका छन् । तनहुँ जलविद्युत प्रत्यक्ष प्रभावित क्षेत्र सरोकार समिति र प्रत्यक्ष सरोकार डुबान क्षेत्र संरक्षण समितिले बुझाएको ज्ञापनपत्रमा तनहुँ जलविद्युत् … More तनहुँ जलविद्युत् परियोजनाबाट प्रभावितद्वारा ऊर्जा मन्त्री समक्ष २६ बुँदे ज्ञापन पत्र पेश
A three-day Training and Consultation on Engagement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Nepal was held in Tanahu, western Nepal from 7-9 November.
26 September 2016, Lalitpur Newars of Khokana area today filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission demanding redress for violations of their property, land and cultural rights in course of land acquisition process for Kathmandu-Tarai/Madhes Fast Track Highway. Land acquisition notice for the Fast Track Highway, a national pride project, was published in March. … More Khokana Newars file complaint to NHRC over human rights violations in land acquisition for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Highway