Our environmental perspective
Communities in Guyana are facing the effects of climate change and indigenous communities, migrant and refugees and low-income families are among the people who is most affected by climate disasters. With the ongoing projects in extractive induestries (mining and oil), Guyana is at risk of losing its unique biodiversity. Voices GY is working with communities to increase awareness of the effects of climate change, stregthening networks for a better response and giving resources and capacity building to local and regional organizations to tackle climate change.
ESSO Exploration and Production Guyana Limited's application for environmental authorization to EPA.
An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is required to be conducted. Members of the public are invited to make written submissions to the EPA, setting out those questions and matters which they request to be answered or considered in the EIA. Deadline: June 5th, 2021.
Global Just Recovery Gathering
The Global Just Recovery Gathering is a three-day online event featuring interactive workshops, cultural sessions, and hands-on trainings. Build your skills, strengthen relationships, and hear from a powerful line-up of climate leaders, artists, and musicians in every corner of the world. Join us in designing a new path towards a better future for all.
Guide for community consultation in Guyana by the Inter-American Development Bank.