These briefings take a close look at the rights, principles and states obligations adopted in UNDROP by the United Nations General Assembly on 17 December 2018.
Briefings include the following:
1. “Rural Women’s Rights”
How are the rights of women rural in rural areas now strengthened by UNDROP?
2. “The Rights to Biodiversity and Seeds”
Why are biodiversity and seeds essential for peasants and other people in rural areas, and how should they be internationally protected?
3. “Rights to Water and Sanitation”
Water plays a key role in the lives of peasants and rural population, how are these rights defined and how should access be fulfilled?
4. “Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition, and to Food Sovereignty”
How are right to food and the right to food sovereignty recognized in UNDROP?
5. “Environmental and Climate Justice”
Environmental destruction and climate change are threatening the human rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas around the world, how does UNDROP contribute to achieving environmental and climate justice?