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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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Press Release | 26-09-2017

A world food crisis that never went away

The 2007/2008 crisis that pushed the number of people living in hunger to one billion and compromised the human rights of many more, never really went...

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Press Release | 19-09-2017
Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights Indigenous Peoples Brazil

Caravana Matopiba urges Brazilian authorities to take action, warns foreign investors

While uncovering the appalling living conditions of affected communities, the delegation points to the involvement of international capital from...

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Press Release | 19-09-2017
Indigenous Peoples Brazil

Talks on indigenous Tekohá on both sides of the Atlantic

Increasingly unprotected amidst a context of political turmoil and rising racism in Brazil, Guarani and Kaiowá leaders bring to the table the...

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