Perú: nuevo estudio alerta sobre inequidades de género en los procesos de titulación de tierras comunales y emite recomendaciones

Monday, 10th December 2018

El estudio La titulación comunal y los derechos de las mujeres indígenas a la tierra en la implementación del PTRT3 en el Perú señala que existen trabas para la participación de las mujeres en los procesos de titulación que deben ser atendidas por los sectores competentes.

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Launching of the land observatory in Uganda/ Landnet/Land Matrix

Uganda Land Matrix National Land Observatory launched

Tuesday, 27th November 2018

Uganda has a new combat gear – and it’s not going to be used to tear down homes and destroy lives. Instead it will arm the country with a platform to fight for land rights, peace and justice, and comes in the form of the latest Land Matrix-supported National Land Observatory (NLO)

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To strengthen land rights, invest in local leadership

Friday, 23rd November 2018

After decades of being the elephant in the room of global development, only now are we seeing increased recognition of land rights

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On World Food Day, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Mobilize to Assert Their Land Rights

Monday, 15th October 2018

New Policy Brief Highlights Their Role in Global Food Security

Thousands join community advocates in Kenya, Myanmar, Peru, Uganda, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia and at least 18 other countries to call on governments to secure their rights to the lands that form the basis for global food security and help mitigate against climate change.

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International mission presents report with recommendations to end violence against Human Rights and Land Defenders in Guatemala

Monday, 8th October 2018

During the Global Land Forum 2018, participants were informed about the international mission to Guatemala, a response to the escalation of murders of human rights and land defenders in the country. In its report "Losing Lives to Defend the Land", the mission highlights that the acts of violence against land defenders are not isolated events and expresses its concern about renewed systematic patterns of violence against Guatemala's rural communities and Indigenous Peoples. The document includes recommendations aimed at different types of actors involved in order to end the attacks and the general climate of impunity reigning in the country.

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Joan Carling is the winner of the Champions of the Earth Award

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Congratulations to Joan Carling for winning the 2018 Champions of the Earth Award, for lifetime achievement, one of the highest environmental honours of the United Nations.

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