Celebrating one year after historic customary forest acknowledgment in Indonesia

Monday, 18th December 2017

This time last year, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo confirmed his support for Indigenous Peoples by acknowledging  their customary forests in several areas across the nation's archipelago. 

Remembering human rights defender Yohanes Yohathan Balubun

Patricia Miranda Wattimena
Tuesday, 12th December 2017

Yohanes Yohathan Balubun (YB), an Indigenous Peoples’ human rights defender and a lawyer from Maluku, dedicated his entire life to the struggles of Indigenous Peoples in Maluku and beyond. 

Land rights are Human Rights

Monday, 11th December 2017

ILC LAC works hard to ensure that voices of Human Rights Defenders are being heard around the world.

One year after the attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees remain un-rehabilitated

Kapaeeng Foundation
Friday, 8th December 2017

Most of the evicted Santals were still living in shanties they had built almost a year ago. Many of the injured are still suffering. The victims claimed that they have not yet receiving any compensation which once promised by the government.

First NES workshop for the Republic of Moldova

Monday, 4th December 2017

People-centered land governance was the main topic of the National Engagement Strategy Workshop, which took place on 23 November 2017 in Chisinau. The event was organized by NGO BIOS in partnership with International Land Coalition (ILC).   

Experiencias y espacios de aprendizaje sobre la Gobernanza incluyente de la Tierra en el Foro de la Tierra 2017

Vesna Villafuerte
Friday, 1st December 2017

Como parte del Foro de la Tierra, se realizaron paneles de discusión sobre diversos temas: experiencias de articulación multiactores para la convivencia con el Semiárido; impactos de las grandes inversiones en la agricultura familiar y la seguridad alimentaria; entre otros.