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Responsible investments
8 December 2021
Global

CCSI's International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series concludes on December 8th with a panel on “Human Rights and Investment Law: What Does Meaningful Progress Look Like?” The virtual series, focusing on the perspective of policy makers on central topics in investment law and policy, also included panels this year on AfCTA and Investment Facilitation; you can view the v

STRUGGLES FOR LAND FORUM AND NATURAL RESOURCES
29 July 2021

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Global

This  webinar begins at 2:30 pm GMT (4:30 pm Western Europe time, 11:30 am Brazilian time, 8:00 pm IST) on zoom, with live translations in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Ekta Parishad
AGTER
COPROFAM
Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores na Agricultura
Via Campesina
ROPPA
Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional
Collectif pour la defense des Terres Malgaches
Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19
18 February 2021

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Online
United States
US
Global

 

The webinar Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19., organized by Forest Peoples Programme, the Tenure Facility,  Middlesex University, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the Land Portal, took place on Thursday, February 18, 2021 . 

 

Organizers: 
Forest Peoples Programme
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
How to Report  On SDG Land Targets in 2021:  Introductory Session for Civil Society Organizations
28 October 2020

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Online
United States
US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

All the UN member states have committed to achieve the Sustainable Development Targets by 2030. However, there is a clear gap between what is being committed and the delivery of the commitments. For example, in 2020 National Voluntary Reports only seven countries reported on specific land targets. No country reported on the all three key land targets.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
International Land Coalition
BUILDING BACK BETTER: CONFRONTING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON LAND TENURE, FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION
13 October 2020

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Online
United States
US
Global

Partners Event on coordinating a Covid-19 response while monitoring the effect on governance of tenure and determining how to build back better

 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Welthungerhilfe
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
International Land Coalition
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Webinar ‘Multifaceted Challenges of Land and Climate Change’ & Parallel sessions
1 July 2020

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Global

In this webinar, LANDac, the LANDdialogue and the Land Portal Foundation will take stock of the emerging insights on the immediate and mid- to long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on equitable and sustainable land governance.

Organizers: 
LANDac
Land Portal Foundation
LANDac Online Encounter 2020
29 June 2020 to 3 July 2020

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XX
Global

Welcome to the LANDac Online Encounter 2020! LANDac – the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development – brings together researchers, policy makers, development practitioners and business professionals in the field of land governance and development.

Organizers: 
LANDac
Agriterra
Utrecht University
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
African Studies Centre Leiden
Royal Tropical Institute
Land Portal Foundation
Oxfam Novib
Wageningen University & Research
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Multifaceted Challenges of Land and Climate Change and Parallel Sessions. Background image: Aerial view of a Transition Forest area in Bokito, Cameroon.   Photo by Mokhamad Edliadi/CIFOR
30 June 2020

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The interconnection of land rights and climate responses at micro, meso and macro level.

Organizers: 
LANDac
Oxfam Novib
Land Portal Foundation
International Land Coalition
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Tropenbos International
30 June 2020
Global

Este taller, organizado por la Red de la Soberanía de los Pueblos, tiene por objeto compartir las experiencias de activistas de movimientos sociales y de la sociedad civil de diferentes regiones del mundo que luchan por defender sus derechos y la soberanía sobre sus territorios y sus vidas.

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People’s Sovereignty Network
30 June 2020

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Global

This workshop, organized by the People´s Sovereignty network, aims at sharing the experiences of social movement and civil society activists from different regions of the world who are struggling to defend their rights and sovereignty over their territories and lives.

Organizers: 
People’s Sovereignty Network
LANDac Online Encounter 2020: Closing panel & discussion
3 July 2020

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XX
Global

LANDac – the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development – brings together researchers, policy makers, development practitioners and business professionals in the field of land governance and development.

Organizers: 
LANDac
Agriterra
Utrecht University
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
African Studies Centre Leiden
Royal Tropical Institute
Land Portal Foundation
Oxfam Novib
Wageningen University & Research
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
the Nexus Between Urban Land Governance and Climate Adaptation and Parallel Sessions
2 July 2020

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Online
XX
Africa
Global

Informal settlements in areas that are already disaster prone are an increasing problem. Climate adaptation is also often used as an excuse fo evictions to redevelop sites in a more climate-proof manner in what is often referred to as ‘climate gentrification.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Utrecht University
Prindex
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation

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Adecru - Acção Académica Para O Desenvolvimento Das Comunidades Rurai

MISSION

Boost the focus of citizen conscience and sovereign agenda for local development promoting greater involvement and interaction between various national and international actors in favor of solidary and fair development of communities.

 

VISION

Rural Communities more actives in setting up priorities, definition, implementation and evaluation of action for their own development

The Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies was established as an independent Trust in 2002 to fulfil a need that had been observed through research, for a policy institute focused on addressing Africa's land and agrarian questions. The AIAS interacts with various organisations and countries to assist them in developing capacity for policy formulation and research. It also facilitates policy dialogue among governments, academics, civil society and others on land and agrarian development, especially the land rights of marginalised social groups.

 

Antipode

Antipode publishes innovative papers that push at the boundaries of radical geographical thinking. Papers will be rigorous and substantive in theoretical and empirical terms. Authors are encouraged to critique and challenge settled orthodoxies, while engaging the context of intellectual traditions and their particular trajectories. Papers should put new research or critical analyses to work to contribute to strengthening a Left politics broadly defined.

Front Line Defenders

Front Line Defenders was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk (HRDs), people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(UDHR). Front Line Defenders addresses the protection needs identified by HRDs themselves.

LRAN is the Land Research Action Network (LRAN), or Red de Investigación-Acción sobre la Tierra, which brings together activist researchers working on land and resource access issues, to network them with one another and with grassroots movements struggling for land and other productive resources. It’s members are committed, activist researchers, their organizations, and social movements fighting for access to land, for true agrarian reform, and for access to other productive resources.

The Mon Youth Progressive Organization, MYPO, is an independent youth organization which was founded by the youth and students from different places in Mon State with the goals; supporting for democracy, human rights and building a strong civil society for peaceful and democratic change in Burma in 1999. It is temporarily located in Sangkhlaburi in Thai-Burma border. The members of the MYPO are students and grass-root activists who are interested in social and political change in Mon State particularly.

The SHWE Gas Movement is concerned with a natural gas pipeline project presently unfolding in Western Burma.

In cooperation with Burma's military junta, a consortium of Indian and Korean corporations are currently exploring gas fields off the coast of Arakan State in Western Burma. Discovered in December 2003, these fields--labeled A-1, or "Shwe" (the Burmese word for gold)--are expected to hold one of the largest gas yields in Southeast Asia. These Shwe fields are destined to become the Burmese military government's largest single source of foreign income.

Upside Down World logo

Upside Down World is a news and analysis outlet covering social movements and politics in Latin America.

Since 2003, we have provided coverage that addresses the imbalance of political and economic power in our hemisphere, highlights voices and victories from social movements, traces the impact of Washington’s imperialism, and takes a critical and investigative look at the region’s political landscape.

UzInvestigations

UzInvestigations is a civic initiative administered by Ulster University in partnership with the Uzbek Forum for Human Rights. Drawing on data science, investigative methodologies, and digital analytics, UzInvestigations produces resources and analysis, which help forensically scrutinise corporate and government power in Uzbekistan.  Our aim is to promote transparency, good governance, human rights, and civic engagement.

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The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) is a network that supports and protects women human rights defenders worldwide in their defence of human rights.

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We want the world to recognise that people who advocate for women’s human rights, whatever their gender or sexual orientation, are in fact human rights defenders.

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