The Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement Within States are now available in Japanese. The full text is available here: Japanese Version of the Peninsula Principles.
Do We Need a New World Restitution Agency? Send Us Your Ideas
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh Report: Now Available in Bangla!
Revealed at Last - Burma's HLP Legal Code
DS Annual Report 2015
To everyone who is a parent and to those who are yet to become or may never become parents, what is one of the first things that parents seek to teach their young children? What life lesson does every parent notwithstanding their culture, religion, level of wealth or any other distinction, seek to impart to every child as a cornerstone of being a good person, doing the right thing, living as a kind human being? Of course, that first life lesson all across the globe is simply to do no harm, do not kill or hurt another human being. And close behind that basic part of what it means to be human is this: Do not steal. Do not take what is not yours to take. But in a world where in every culture, every legal system, every religion, every set of moral principles, everywhere stealing is seen as wrong, a crime and something for which people should be punished, there sure is a lot of stealing going on. And very much as is the case with the murder of another human being if you murder one other person you will likely go to prison for life no matter where…...
The report, Climate Displacement in Bangladesh: The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property Rights Solutions, is now available in Bangla.
Download or order the new book by Displacement Solutions – Housing, Land and Property Rights in Burma: The Current Legal Framework, prepared by Scott Leckie and Ezekiel Simperingham Download digital version (3.6MB) Here's what people are saying about the book: "This sounds like a wonderful project, and a timely and extremely useful book" - Zunetta Liddel "Congratulations for finishing this major work" - Stew Manley "I am pleased to hear this important book is now published" - Alan Smith "Great job, very impressive" - Roger Normand "Congratulations on your mammoth effort to publish this book! I look forward to reading this important resource." - Nancy Hudson-Rodd "I have to say that it's a really impressive - and incredibly useful - volume. Congratulations on all your hard work, and for bringing this to print!" - Richard Horsey...
DS has just released its Annual Report 2015 which gives a brief overview of all of our activities last year, and our plans for the future. Thanks again to everyone who worked with DS in 2015 and to all of our supporters - we couldn't do it without you! You can read the full report here: DS Annual Report 2015...