Protecting Indigenous Rights and Survival in DRC, Burundi, Rwanda

IfE partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and Rwanda are taking steps to protect the rights of Indigenous people in the region, and to end the violence that threatens their survival. The abuse of human rights, lack of enforced legal protections,...

Ebola Survivors Field Hearings Report Released

A Field Hearings report on the current condition of Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone finds that swift interventions are required to address the health and socioeconomic needs of survivors. The Field Hearings were conducted by Mr. Olagai Simon, Co-founder of Africa...

IfE Endorses Demands by US-based Movement for Black Lives

IfE, a global network, has endorsed the statement of demands and priorities for change developed by the US-based Movement for Black Lives. The statement was developed collectively by a group of 27 organizations (the “United Front”) that participate in the Black Lives...

Inequality and Conflict in African Great Lakes Region

IfE’s partner organizations in Burundi, DR Congo and Uganda are building a citizens’ network to monitor threats to peace and human rights in the troubled African Great Lakes Region. Decades of poor governance, economic exploitation, ethnic strife and regional conflict...

Civil Society Groups Sign IfE’s Call for Climate Justice

Over 200 civil society groups from more than 50 countries around the world have now endorsed IfE’s “International Civil Society Call to Address Inequalities and Social Justice in Climate Policy.” (READ & SIGN). The Call focuses attention on the relationships...