Press Release | 10-11-2017

Land is a human right

The time has come to challenge the dominant understanding of land as a globalized economic and financial asset, and to recognize that land sustains...

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Press Release | 09-11-2017

Reinforcing rural women’s rights

Gendered threats to rural women’s right to food and nutrition are inextricably intertwined with the pervasive patriarchal norms and practices that...

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Press Release | 06-11-2017
GNRtFN Monitoring and Accountability Gender Indigenous Peoples Peasants' Rights Agrofuels Land Grabbing Extraterritorial Obligations Justiciability Sentencias Trade Seeds Agrarian Reform Water Nutrition Mining Global Governance Natural Resources

New strategy to empower the people, dismantle corporate influence

Convening in Nepal, FIAN representatives the world over identified the current struggles for the right to food and nutrition and strategized about...

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Press Release | 23-10-2017
Global Governance Extraterritorial Obligations

Regaining state power over TNCs: UN negotiates treaty

The third UN session to negotiate a treaty on transnational corporations (TNCs) and human rights kicks off amid wide mobilization.

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News | 16-10-2017
Global Governance Nutrition Extraterritorial Obligations GNRtFN

Hungry for Change

Former UN Rapporteur on the Right to Food Jean Ziegler and FIAN International’s Secretary General Sofia Monsalve point to the ongoing food crisis in...

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News | 12-10-2017
Extraterritorial Obligations Land Grabbing

Land grabbing abroad is an EU human rights issue

The European Parliament takes up the issue of the EU’s obligations related to land grabbing by EU actors.

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Press Release | 09-10-2017
Global Governance Nutrition

CFS, more than a talk shop for best practices

If the political role of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is not strengthened, we will continue to move further away from ending global...

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News | 06-10-2017
Peasants' Rights

A new step forward

La Vía Campesina, FIAN International and CETIM and its partners are pleased to announce the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of a new...

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Press Release | 05-10-2017
Natural Resources Nutrition Monitoring and Accountability

A critical view of SOFI 2017

A few days before the 44th session of the World Committee on World Food Security kicks off, FIAN International releases its assessment on the State of...

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News | 29-09-2017
Extraterritorial Obligations

Because human rights go beyond borders

A handbook and toolkit on how to monitor States’ compliance with their human rights obligations beyond their own territory are launched to strengthen...

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