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Press Release | 22-05-2017
Global Governance Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights

One step closer to UN declaration

Intensive negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council conclude with deepened understanding of rural peoples’ rights and with the UN Intergovernmental...

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News | 22-05-2017
Global Governance Extraterritorial Obligations

Human rights for people’s sovereignty

The recent booklet by Rolf Künnemann, co-founder of FIAN International, takes the readers to the fundamentals of human rights and to the current...

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Press Release | 15-05-2017
Global Governance Extraterritorial Obligations Land Grabbing

Strong call by Treaty Alliance as UN process enters new phase

To be successful, the next session should encourage constructive negotiations between States about concrete and detailed elements of the future...

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Press Release | 15-05-2017
Peasants' Rights

UN negotiations decisive for rural world’s future

The fourth session of the UN intergovernmental working group on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas kicks off today.

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News | 15-05-2017
Extraterritorial Obligations Peasants' Rights Income and Social Security

New briefings to feed into negotiations on UN peasants‘ rights declaration

FIAN International launches two new informative pieces on States’ obligations and decent income and livelihood.

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News | 11-05-2017
Seeds Peasants' Rights Indigenous Peoples Paraguay

Seed corporatization threatens Paraguayan communities

Documentary exposes corporate interests prioritized over people’s access to seeds and their right to food

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News | 08-05-2017
Extraterritorial Obligations Land Grabbing

The EU must act to stop and prevent land grabbing

With business self-regulation and corporate social responsibility schemes proving to be insufficient for addressing land grabbing-related human rights...

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News | 28-04-2017
Gender Income and Social Security

The right to decent conditions

On the occasion of Workers’ Day, the next issue looks into the gaps across the formal and informal sectors that prevent millions of female and male...

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Press Release | 28-04-2017
Global Governance Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights

Time to change Europe’s land policy

The path to fairer land governance in Europe reached a milestone this week, as the European Parliament approved an own initiative report that...

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Press Release | 13-04-2017
Peasants' Rights

Global peasant struggle rallies popular support

On the occasion of the International Day of Peasant’s Struggle, this 17th of April, a large coalition for peasants’ rights appeals for people’s...

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