Vacancy Announcement: ILC Africa Seeks Regional Coordinator
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Looking to work with land groups across Africa and in an action-oriented and dynamic environment? The ILC Africa Regional Coordination Unit is recruiting a regional Coordinator. S/he will lead a team that facilitates a diverse and growing network of 61 Africa-based organisations. ILC Africa...
Vacancy:Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning (MEL) Officer (Local hire)
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Environment Liaison Center International (ELCI) is hiring for the Regional Coordination Unit of the International Land Coalition in Africa, ILC Africa a Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning (MEL) Officer.
Litigation for the Restoration of Ogiek Land Rights in Kenya
The Ogiek community brought a land rights case against the Government of Kenya at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, after exhausting all local redress mechanisms. The case attracted attention from the international community, and helped to hold the government to a higher standard...
OPDP strengthens capacities of Africa’s IPs rights advocates
Wednesday, 13th December 2017
ILC Africa member, Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) held a workshop in Arusha, Tanzania on October 2-4 to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) organisations in Africa to advocate for the implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) mechanisms and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).
After a year of pushing for rural women’s land rights and influencing the African Union to endorse the Charter on inclusive rights for women, the Kilimanjaro Initiative reconnects as a movement and agrees to have a comprehensive framework for monitoring the implementation of the Kilimanjaro Rural Women’s demands across African countries.
MRG and OPDP worried about the flawed implementation of African Court’s Ogiek judgment
Monday, 20th November 2017
Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP), ILC members, express their concern about the newly formed Kenyan government Task Force on the implementation of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights judgment regarding the case of the indigenous Ogiek people.