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Make room SDGs, land rights are here to stay!

ILC Secretariat
Tuesday, 28th November 2017

Now that land rights have a secure place in the 2030 Agenda and are recognised as a critical element in transforming our world, it’s time to celebrate but also think of what’s next. 

How to use treaty bodies at country level: The Bangladesh experience

Priti Darooka
Monday, 27th November 2017

ILC in partnership with the Human Rights Forum of Bangladesh (HRFB), SAFA (South Asian Feminist Alliance for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) and PWESCR (Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) organised a 2 day national consultation on how to develop an effective alternate report for UN Committee on Economic, Social Cultural Rights (CESCR).

Un camino para acceder a los recursos naturales*

Fundapaz
Friday, 10th November 2017

Casos de acceso a la tierra y al agua que se resolvieron con éxito mediante la utilización de mapeos participativos y el diálogo entre actores, se presentaron en el foro que organizó Fundapaz, miembro de la ILC ALC, conjuntamente con el FIDA. 

Women as Agents of Climate Change Action – Women’s land rights in customary settings are a key mitigation and adaptation strategy

Landesa and the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Arguably the biggest problem facing humanity—climate change—has a surprising solution: legally recognize and enforce the land rights of rural women in customary tenure systems. This November, it is essential that the world’s nations gathering in Bonn for the United Nations’ annual climate change conference do not lose sight of this tremendous opportunity.

From Forlorn Wastelands to Thriving Commons in India

Zachary Slobig- Skoll Foundation
Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Years ago, early in Jagdeesh Rao Puppala’s career, he ran into some trouble with the law in rural western India. He had just returned from a small event where some eminent leaders and villagers had decided to green a patch of derelict land. It was the familiar photo-op of a handful of VIPs planting a row of saplings. When he returned to the office, he found an unfamiliar man waiting for him. The man was from the District Magistrate’s office. He handed him an envelope. Inside, Jagdeesh found a notice of trespassing.

Asamblea ILC ALC y Foro de la Tierra 2017: compartiendo experiencias en pro de la gobernanza incluyente de la tierra y los territorios a nivel regional

Vesna Villafuerte
Wednesday, 1st November 2017

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