On Earth Day 2017, stand with land rights heroes to fight climate change
Friday, 17th February 2017
All across the world, rainforests, pasturelands, alpine deserts, small farms and wetlands are protected and defended by Indigenous Peoples and local rural communities. For centuries, they have played a vital role in maintaining biodiversity and taking carbon out of the atmosphere.
On the occasion of Togo's first Civil Society Land Forum, a group of young school performers sing and dance about securing their future in an insecure landscape. Combining local traditions with a pressing issue for the country; it has been 42 years since Togo has undergone any land reforms. An impasse that needs to move forward if there is any chance to secure the land rights and a bright future for generations to come.
Decreto Legislativo 1333 es una amenaza para los derechos a la tierra y territorio de las comunidades
Latin America & the Caribbean
Friday, 10th February 2017
El Colectivo Territorios Seguros para las Comunidades del Perú y la Plataforma Gobernanza Responsable de la Tierra advierten que la creación de la APIP afectarían los derechos territoriales de las comunidades.
Civil Society Organisations in Cambodia met with the National Assembly
Friday, 3rd February 2017
A Discussion Meeting between Civil Society Organizations and the Commission on Planning, Investment, Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Resources (3rd Commission) of the National Assembly is convened.