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  1. Library Resource
    Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
    Reports & Research
    August, 2019
    Kenya, South Africa, Guatemala, Honduras, United States of America, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Global

    A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2011
    Global, Sub-Saharan Africa, Americas, Central Asia, Europe

    Unprecedented pressures on land and its governance have been created. As evident around the globe, where land governance is deficient, high levels of corruption often flourish. Under such a system, land distribution is unequal, tenure is insecure, and natural resources are poorly managed.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Global, Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Americas, Central Asia, Europe

    When we talk about corruption in terms of statistics, it’s easy to forget the human cost of abused power. Behind every fact or figure are real people, forced to live without the services, opportunities and rights they deserve. All too often, these stories remain hidden – silenced through threats and intimidation, or drowned out by louder, more powerful voices. But with the right help, people can and do speak out. From rural villages to global cities, we are working around the world to help people break the silence and stand up against corruption.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2008
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    El documento describe el proceso de integración y las señales que da éste en el marco regional. Es una reflexión sobre el contexto latinoamericano, oportunidades, límites y desafíos, desde la perspectivas de las Organizaciones Sociales.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Entender los factores de la intermediación de partidos políticos (el ´clientelismo’) en la participación campesina en espacios públicos de concertación rural es una tarea básica aunque frecuentemente soslayada. Como fenómeno muy difundido en el mundo rural, debe ser parte del análisis de la exclusión (o, para ser más exacto, subordinación) campesina en la vida cívica de las municipalidades rurales, en América Latina hoy.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2010
    Ecuador

    El texto analiza el levantamiento policial del 30 de septiembre pasado en Ecuador, planteando una tesis alternativa de acuerdo a la información que se tiene de los eventos sucitados ese día. El documento forma parte de la serie Análsis de coyuntura de Comité Ecuménico de Proyectos (CEP).

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