Gran victoria para el pueblo Ogiek en Kenia: la Corte Africana establece un precedente importante en la lucha por los derechos a la tierra de pueblos indígenas

Viernes, 26th Mayo 2017

Originalmente traducido del comunicado de prensa Minority Rights Group International 

Tras una batalla legal de ocho años, la Corte ha dictaminado que el gobierno keniano violó siete artículos distintos de la Carta Africana en un caso de derechos sobre la tierra que se remonta a tiempos coloniales.

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A COMMON RIGHT: UGANDA LAND ALLIANCE AND THE KARAMOJONG - photo by ©Jason Taylor/Source Project

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

Martes, 23rd Mayo 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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Earth day in Africa: campaigning for land rights of vulnerable communities

Jueves, 18th Mayo 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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Putting NES into action: 40 media organisations trained in Togo

Jueves, 18th Mayo 2017

In Togo, 80% of lawsuits are land related and men control 72% of agricultural land. The country’s NES being implemented wants to influence policies that enable a more inclusive and people focused growth. ILC and its partners count on the media to inform, educate people and participate in Togo’s NES platform.

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Un paso adelante gigantesco en favor de los derechos a la tierra de las mujeres: la Unión Africana aprueba oficialmente la Carta de mujeres panafricanas sobre derechos a la tierra

Lunes, 10th Abril 2017

"¡Nuestras tierras, nuestras vidas, las mujeres nos movilizamos!" Esta es la famosa consigna de la caminata Women2Kilamajaro que llevó a que la asamblea masiva de mujeres rurales de toda África aprobara una carta de reivindicaciones que aboga por unos derechos a la tierra más inclusivos para las mujeres. 

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Joan Cuka Kagwanja, Chief, African Land Policy Initiative, UN Economic Commission for Africa and Thematic Ambassador, Responsible Land Governance

Solving Africa’s land issues to boost productivity, alleviate poverty and eradicate hunger

Jueves, 30th Marzo 2017

Land is not only a controversial issue in certain parts of the continent, such as South Africa, where land expropriation is a hot topic; it is also a crucial tool to unlock economic potential in Africa. It is one of the main topics for discussion at Africa Development Week 2017, which is underway in Dakar, Senegal.

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