The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency supports entrepreneurs, NGOs, knowledge institutions and organisations. It aims to facilitate entrepreneurship, improve collaborations, strengthen positions and help realise national and international ambitions with funding, networking, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations.
The Danish Institute for Human Rights is an independent state-funded institution. Our mandate is to promote and protect human rights and equal treatment in Denmark and abroad.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information.
The International Land Coalition (ILC) is a coalition of civil society and intergovernmental organizations promoting secure and equitable access to and control over land for poor women and men thro
The vision of the Land Portal Foundation is to improve land governance to benefit those with the most insecure land rights and the greatest vulnerability to landlessness through information and knowledge sharing.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) pursuseds national interests and project the UK as a force for good in the world. We promote the interests of British citizens, safeguard the UK’s security, defend our values, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with our international partners.
At TMG — Töpfer, Müller, Gaßner — Think Tank for Sustainability, we work to empower sustainability transformations by building bridges between different knowledge holders and connecting various communities of practice. As an independent partner, TMG works with academia, governments, the private sector and civil society to examine entrenched sustainability challenges, identify new opportunities and initiate innovative solutions for the implementation of international sustainable development agendas.
We, family farmers’ organisations and associations for the defence of the commons, propose to open up a new space for global exchanges. It’s objective? To contribute to the broadening of citizen alliances, in order to advance national and international regulations which are essential to protecting and supporting rural, fishing and forest communities and their resource uses against land-grabbers.
CFS Side Event
Friday, 27 October; 13.30 – 14.45 (UTC+2)
In the Green Room at the FAO Headquarters & via Zoom
- Raise understanding of the global crisis and trends in tenure security;
- Set out the case for prioritising action on tenure security and access to land and the need for more coordinated global action; Build understanding of what a human rights-based approach to land governance is and how human rights can be leveraged to ensure accountability for VGGT implementation;
- Set out ideas and proposals to mobilise better data and coordinated, multi-stakeholder action;
- Make the case for land struggles and put access to land and agrarian reform back on the agenda of the international institutions.
- Gemma Betsema, RVO
- Annette Mbogoh, Kituo cha Sheria- Legal Advice Centre
- Laura Meggiolaro, Land Portal Foundation
- Ward Anseeuw, FAO
- Chris Penrose-Buckley, FCDO
- Ramesh Sharma, National Coordinator of Ekta Parishad