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From rhetoric to action! Bern conference demands action on indigenous and community land rights

21 Oct, 2015

By Andrey Laletin

An international conference, ‘From Rhetoric to Action: Scaling up Community and Indigenous Peoples’ Land and Resource Rights’, was organised in Bern, Switzerland, 30 September-1 October 2015. It was co-organised by Rights and Resources Initiative, International Land Coalition, Oxfam and Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, and there were more than 150 participants from many countries.

This is the second such conference. In 2013, almost 200 participants came together in the town of Interlaken, Switzerland to devise strategies to strengthen collective efforts to …

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