Sin una comisión respaldada por Naciones Unidas, los activistas por los derechos a la tierra se enfrentan a más persecuciones letales en Guatemala
Latin America & the Caribbean
Monday, 17th September 2018
Una institución crucial en la lucha para proteger los derechos humanos y el estado de derecho está en grave peligro en Guatemala. Por orden del presidente Jimmy Morales, la Comisión internacional contra la impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) no tendrá un nuevo mandato, 12 años después de que las Naciones Unidas la establecieran.
National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights is formulated in Bangladesh
Monday, 10th September 2018
The discourse on business and human rights is relatively new for the International Land Coalition (ILC), nevertheless, it has been realized that the business community (corporations in particular) must indeed be involved in discussing the impact of their business operations on rural people in general, because ILC generally puts forward what is commonly known as dialogue involving many parties in order to resolve land issues (multi-stakeholder platforms).
Earlier this year, you called on the Liberian authorities to pass the pro-community Land Rights Act. We are excited to share that Liberia’s Senate has just passed the pro-community Land Rights Act into law. And it wouldn’t have happened without thousands of people raising their voices around the world and in Liberia!