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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2021
    Global
    The meeting of the UN HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The theme will be "Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development"
     
  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Global

    CESCR calls for written contributions to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is developing a general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). The purpose of this general comment is to clarify the specific obligations of States parties relating to land and the governance of tenure of land under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

  3. Library Resource
    Community_Action_Guide
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2017
    Asia, Global

    This guide provides a simple yet complete resource to help communities to understand the Asian Development Bank’s policies and use them for justice. While it focuses on the ADB, it also contains information that is useful for any campaign against destructive development—even if the ADB is not involved. The guide contains different kinds of information, including:

    • Information about human rights and rights-based development

    • Information about the Asian Development Bank and its safeguard policies

    • Learning activities for community workshops

  4. Library Resource
    Natural Resource Contracts
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2013
    Global

    This guide aims to explain common topics that are addressed in natural resource contracts and to provide suggestions for improving contracts that are vague or unfavorable to host countries and to the protection of land rights. It covers a number of topics relevant to contracts:

    ● Environmental and social issues

    ● Fiscal provisions

    ● Transparency

    ● Dispute resolution

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  5. Library Resource
    A Practical Guide for Mining-Affected Communities
    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2016
    South Africa, Global

    This guide seeks to highlight the steps that concerned parties and communities can take to address the challenges that mining poses on communities. It gives communities the tools they need to understand the law that governs mining and to protect their rights. Although it focuses on South Africa, the tools proposed will be relevant for communities facing similar issues in other countries.

    This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.

  6. Library Resource
    WHEN OIL, GAS OR MINING ARRIVES IN YOUR AREA
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2016
    Global

    This guide aims to help local organisations, communities and governments to carry out constructive, peaceful engagement and negotiation with companies and government, with the aim of achieving sustainable development and improved quality of life. Its main objectives are:

  7. Library Resource
    Learning Modules
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    These learning modules provide training material for Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ advocates on how to operationalise benefit-sharing and concluding benefit-sharing agreements. There are three modules covering these broad issues in relation to natural resources, traditional knowledge and farmers' rights.

  8. Library Resource
    国家粮食安全范围内 土地、渔业及森林权属 负责任治理 自愿准则

    国家粮食安全范围内 土地、渔业及森林权属 负责任治理 自愿准则

    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2012
    China, Global

    The primary goal of the "Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests within the Scope of National Food Security" is to achieve food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food within the scope of national food security.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Ethiopia, Peru, Laos, Global

    This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.

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