ILC Members Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2017

Monday, 14th August 2017

From Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ILC members campaigned for the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in politics and government for better recognition of their rights.

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ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day

Sunday, 13th August 2017

For the very first time, ILC Asia started the discussion to include the youths within its struggle over land. Young farmers from five Asian countries gathered in Bogor, Indonesia from the 10th to 12th of August 2017. Participants in the regional gathering brainstormed ideas on youth and land which resulted in a common agenda of working together for a campaign with the commitments of organizations who participated. The initiative called “Securing the Future: Land Rights for Rural Youths” was opened on the occasion of International Youth Day 2017.

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Exitoso primer encuentro de agricultura ecológica y orgánica en la región trifinio y conformación de una red de agricultores sobre el tema

Thursday, 10th August 2017

El 10 y 11 de agosto FUNDE llevó a cabo el “Primer Encuentro de Agricultores Ecológicos y Orgánicos de la Región Trifinio” (El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras) en Chiquimula-Guatemala con la participación de diversos actores.

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Celebrating International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2017

Wednesday, 9th August 2017

In their International day, the ILC congratulates all Indigenous Peoples of the world for the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Our Coalition reaffirms the commitment to work together to more effectively support Indigenous Peoples in their struggle for territorial rights and the protection of their environments.

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What indigenous communities can learn from Kenya’s Ogiek Peoples significant land rights victory

Monday, 7th August 2017

Indigenous Peoples mobilisation, activism, tenacity, media coverage, and taking court action all helped bring the Indigenous Ogiek Peoples success against the government of Kenya. Here's how...

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Unifying the heterogeneity to collectively pursue a shared vision fighting for equal rights for women

Thursday, 3rd August 2017

An inspiring and lively training on grassroots leadership was organized by our member, SWADHINA, in Kalkuta, India. Diverse participants and presenters coming from different castes, states and other backgrounds took part in the training. It was a good opportunity for participants to learn and share experiences from one another. It allowed them to have a better understanding of what type of leadership can be exercised at a practical level, especially when it comes to women’s land rights.

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