LAC capacity building workshop on people-centred land governance

Friday, 7th July 2017

A workshop was held in Quito on July 10th -14th to strengthen and exchange capacities to boost National Engagement Strategies and Initiatives in their efforts towards people-centred land governance.

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FUNDAPAZ develops project for natural resource conflict resolution

Thursday, 15th June 2017

FUNDAPAZ is promoting a project, with IFAD´s support, to systematise four emblematic experiences of participatory mapping in Argentina and Bolivia.

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CDS de Colombia será el anfitrión de la Pasantía para Jóvenes ILC ALC 2017 - Resultados de la Convocatoria para organizaciones anfitrionas

Friday, 9th June 2017

Tras una convocatoria al interior de la plataforma regional de la ILC, la ILC-ALC se complace en anunciar que la Corporación Desarrollo Solidario (CDS) de Colombia será el anfitrión de la edición 2017 de su Programa de Pasantías en colaboración con el CINEP/PPP y el Observatorio de Territorios Étnicos y Campesinos de la Universidad Javeriana (OTEC- PUJ).

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Peasants, land and peace in Colombia: what is happening?

Monday, 22nd May 2017

One of the main objectives of the Peace Agreements, which resulted from negotiations between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia–People´s Army or FARC-EP-Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia–Ejército del Pueblo...

Promoting Agricultural Policy and Addressing Land Conflicts in Guatemala

Friday, 26th May 2017

Representatives of the Secretariat of Agrarian Affairs (SAA) in Guatemala and the International Land Coalition–Latin America and the Caribbean (ILC-LAC) signed a cooperation agreement to develop joint actions aimed at implementing and disseminating Guatemala Agricultural Policy in different territories around the country.

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Latin America and the Caribbean Unite their Voices for Earth Day

Wednesday, 24th May 2017

On the occasion of the Earth Day Mobilisation for the Land Rights Now campaign, thousands of people came together to defend Indigenous Peoples and Communities as a key measure to fight against climate change.  Many ILC members from the Latin America & Caribbean region participated in the global mobilisation, these are their stories...

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Ogiek Indigenous Peoples win historic battle against government in African land rights case

Friday, 26th May 2017

ILC member, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) argues the 8 year-long Ogiek case to victory in front of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, which recognises the Ogiek's indigenous status and their right to reparations from the government of Kenya.

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African Court to deliver landmark judgment on Ogiek community land rights case against Kenyan government

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

The African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, at its 45th session on 26 May 2017 in Arusha, will deliver a long-awaited judgment on a case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples against the Kenyan government, for consistent violations and denial of their land rights.

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Advancements for NES Ecuador

Friday, 14th April 2017

NES (National Engagement Strategy) in Ecuador is a "platform advocating for sustainable land and territorial rights, equal access to natural resources and development".  In recent months, it has achieved significant success supporting processes to draft land regulations and policies.

Earth day in Africa: campaigning for land rights of vulnerable communities

Thursday, 18th May 2017

Every year, millions of people around the world celebrate Earth Day. A day to recognise the contribution of the earth and its ecosystems to human life while raising awareness about environmental challenges and concerns.

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