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From the village to the United Nations: The journey for Peasants Rights

1 Apr, 2017

Photo credit: Hannes Jung

By Muhammad Ikhwan*

“In 2004, the idea to make a new human rights instrument for the protection of peasants rights were getting ridiculed even in the United Nations,” says Henry Saragih. Henry, a peasant from North Sumatera, Indonesia, was referring to the initiative of 200 million-strong La Via Campesina, the international peasant movement, to push for their Declaration of Peasants Rights – Women and Men to be discussed as a human rights instrument within the UN Human …

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Del turismo y otros demonios…

2 Mar, 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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Surviving Ten Days in Bonn

10 Jun, 2016

By Souparna Lahiri* The last time I survived more than a week in a climate meeting was during the inter-sessional in Bangkok in the September of 2009. But, that was,…

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