Month: October 2018

New civil society-led report highlights attention to the main challenges for the right to food and demonstrates that ‘business as usual’ simply does not work

Following a broad consultation amongst social movements, indigenous peoples, small-scale food producers and NGOs, a new report is shedding light on the main obstacles – often unaddressed – that we face to meet one of our most basic right. Evolving around the use and implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of …

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Bandung Declaration 2018: Indigenous leaders called on world governments to urgently uphold their obligations to protect Land and Environmental Defenders.

“We, Members of the International Land Coalition (ILC), on the 27th of September 2018, gathered in Bandung, Indonesia, for our Assembly of Members, following the Global Land Forum under the kind hosting of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Global Land Forum National Organizing Committee. We represent over 250 civil society and …

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10 Human rights defenders trained in digital security in Arua

Between October 4th- 5th , Ngetha Media Association for Peace conducted 2 days digital security training for 10 human rights defenders from different organisations in the Albertine region of Uganda. The training took place in the West Nile regional city of Arua . Thanks to the financial support from the Civil Rights Defenders via the …

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