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Press Release | 02-07-2015
Global Governance Extraterritorial Obligations

Week of Action to Stop Corporate Impunity

In parallel with the first session of the UN intergovernmental working group, human rights advocates from across the world will gather in Geneva to...

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Press Release | 30-06-2015
Extraterritorial Obligations Land Grabbing

Uganda urged to give land back to Mubende’s evicted community

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural and Social Rights (CESCR) calls on the State of Uganda to take immediate measures to ensure that the...

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Press Release | 26-06-2015
Nutrition Land Grabbing GNRtFN Burkina Faso Mali Benin Brazil India Ghana

Mali to host next Global Dialogue on the Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition

The event will serve as a platform to share and build knowledge in fighting hunger and in human rights in West Africa.

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Press Release | 25-06-2015
Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights GNRtFN Mali

Right to Water and Land, a Common Struggle in West Africa

Building on the so-called “Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles”, social movements and grassroots organizations from across West Africa will...

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News | 15-06-2015
Justiciability Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights Paraguay

Curuguaty case: Three years of criminalization and injustice

Three years after the 'Curuguaty Massacre', we continue observing a patent partiality and dilation of justice, and the criminalization of social...

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Press Release | 12-06-2015
Nutrition Monitoring and Accountability Nepal

Persisting food shortages highlighted as monsoon nears

As the consequences of the recent earthquakes continue to be felt and the monsoon nears, FIAN Nepal reports relief materials are unreachable for many...

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News | 09-06-2015

‘Hands on the Land’ kicks off at Peoples’ Expo in Milan

With the current food system triggering land grabbing, climate change, hunger and malnutrition, an alliance of 16 European organizations, including...

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Press Release | 08-06-2015
Land Grabbing Extraterritorial Obligations Uganda

Victims of human rights violations in Uganda still waiting for redress

Progress achieved in addressing the situation of the 4000 evictees in Mubende will again be under review, at the Committee on Economic, Social and...

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Press Release | 04-06-2015
Seeds Natural Resources Land Grabbing Extraterritorial Obligations

G7 policies far from fighting hunger and malnutrition

With the next summit around the corner, FIAN International underlines that the G7 has no legitimacy in any decision-making on food and nutrition...

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Press Release | 01-06-2015

Brazil and India, evidence that hunger and malnutrition are preventable

The series of Global Dialogues on the Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition explore the advances and challenges of these two countries in achieving...

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