ILC Launches Report with Oxfam and RRI: “Common Ground: Securing Land Rights and Safeguarding the Earth”

Tuesday, 1st March 2016

2.5 billion people at risk of hunger and poverty if land rights are not protected
Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a global alliance of NGOs.

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ILC Members: Making a Difference in 2015

Monday, 1st February 2016

2015 was a phenomenal year for ILC members worldwide, as they received recognition for their continuous efforts towards a more just, equitable and inclusive world. 

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ILC in 2016: New Year, New Strategy.

Tuesday, 12th January 2016

ILC enters 2016 with a new internal context; a new Strategy and a new membership profile with 55 new members.  

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What is the Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights and How to Get Involved

Thursday, 3rd December 2015

Our GOAL is to secure all Indigenous and community land rights everywhere. Our TARGET is to double the global area of land legally recognized as owned or controlled by Indigenous Peoples and local communities by 2020.

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ILC Member Recipient of 2015 Jacques Diouf Award

Tuesday, 1st December 2015

In recognition of World Rural Forum's work in support of Family Farming

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ILC Award Winner Obtains Commitments From Ugandan Government

Thursday, 5th November 2015

The Uganda Land Alliance, who won the ILC Award for their work in Karamoja, obtains the commitment from the Ugandan Ministry of Land that it will advance the recognition of Community Land Associations.

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We [need LAND to] Feed the Planet: ILC Reports from Terra Madre Youth 2015

Friday, 30th October 2015

Global youth flock to Terra Madre Giovani in Milan, Italy to share their message to the world: "We Feed the Planet".  ILC members and Secretariat share their experiences from the 3-day event that brought the voices of our future farming systems to the forefront of Expo2015. 

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Landesa Takes Home Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Monday, 19th October 2015

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced that its panel of independent international jurors has selected Landesa, a Seattle-based land rights organization and member of the ILC,  as the recipient of the largest humanitarian prize in the world – the Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

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Join ILC Members on October 15th in Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women

Wednesday, 7th October 2015

On October 15th 2015, ILC members are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women across the globe. In Latin America, Africa and Asia, rallies, conferences, workshops and events have been organized to shine a spotlight on the important role women play in agricultural development. Together, ILC members have commited to work towards the realisation of people centred land governance through our ten commitments, with the fourth commitment giving particular attention to equal land rights for women.

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Moving Forward with the Global Call to Action on Indigenous & Community Land Rights

Friday, 25th September 2015

From September 30th to October 1st,  thirty members from the ILC network will come together with hundreds of Indigenous and community leaders, civil society, government officials, researchers and the private sector to move from "Rhetoric to Action" towards securing Indigenous and community land rights. 

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