German NGO leaves Ecuador due to state “control”

As confirmed by spokesman of the German foundation Konrad Adenauer, Susanne Kophal, “the office at Quito will cease to function from September 1”, thus corroborating the announcement made by the head of the NGO, Winfried Weck. Weck justified the decision of leaving...

NGO against exploitation would not complete required signatures

Between 20 and 30 thousand forms submitted by the NGO, Frente Total de Defensa de la Amazonía, which proposes a referendum to avoid all types of extractive activities, were discarded by the Electoral National Council (CNE), due to the lack of copies ...
The ONG protests for the decision

NGO takes legal action against the Government

The directors of the environmental organization Pachamama announced yesterday that they will initiate national and international legal processes so that the Ecuadorian government give them back their operating permit. The foundation was punished with the closing of its facilities...
Pachamama Foundation gets dissolved

NGOs dissolved by order of Rafael Correa

The Pachamama Organic foundation was dissolved by the Ministry of Environment, for their alleged involvement in the assaults suffered to two foreigners during protests against Oil Round XI. This decision was made after four days that the regime leader, Rafael Correa, requested...

First environmental court in Galapagos

The director of the Council of the judiciary (CJ for its spanish acronym) Benjamín Pineda, corroborated that the Galapagos Islands will be the first tribunal specializing in environmental matters of the country. According to Pineda, create this unit is part of  the Judicial...

The government defends decree to control NGOs

“Decree 16 will allow social organizations to work with the state and develop its scope by legal way,” said Under Secretary of Policy Management, Patricia Sarzosa, who clarified the scope of the Regulation for the Registration of Civil Society Organizations. “It...

Ecuador Received Monetary Aid From NGOs

Since 2007, Spain the United States and the European Commission have been the biggest donors to Ecuador with a sum of $ 677 million, for a total of 1894 million invested through 2010. This money has been invested in 124 projects of social development in 2010: 64 in education, 128...
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Foreign NGOs in Ecuador are Suspended

After reviewing agreements and analysis of their work in Ecuador, the Technical Secretariat of International Cooperation (SETECI for its Spanish acronym) decided to initiate a technical review of the activities from around 26 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) abroad. So far,...
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