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20 February 2020

Location

Online
India
IN
India

Join us for a webinar:
Building a Land Information Ecosystem in India

Date: Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Time: 14:00-15:30 / 9:00-10:30 CET

 

Organizations: 
Centre for Policy Research
NRMC
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Land Portal Foundation
17 March 2020

Location

University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 6
3012 Bern
Switzerland
CH
Global

Indigenous people, local communities and family farmers play a critical role in stewarding and safeguarding the world’s lands and forests. Lands and forests managed by indigenous people and local communities have lower deforesta- tion rates, a higher carbon storage potential and a higher biodiversity than other lands, including protected areas.

Organizations: 
HEKS EPER
India Land and Development Conference 2020
2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020

Location

India International Center New Delhi
India
IN
India

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce 4th India Land and Development Conference (ILDC) an International Conference. The 3rd ILDC organized last year, had more than 300 participants and more than 30 partners joining from India and abroad over 3-days of deliberation.

Organizations: 
NRMC
International Anti-Corruption Day
9 December 2019
Global

On this International Day, I urge people everywhere to continue to work on innovative solutions to win the battle against corruption and to ensure that precious resources serve the peoples of the world.

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

Organizations: 
United Nations
State of Support for Open Data in Land Governance
6 November 2019

Location

Online
XX
Africa
Global

 

 

Organizations: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Land Portal Foundation
Open Data for Development
Omidyar Network
International Development Research Centre
15 October 2019

Location

Iran Room
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Italy
IT
Global

The purpose of the side event is to showcase key strategies and innovations that are contributing to gender equality in agriculture and land tenure in the context of the VGGT.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Securing Rights to Secure Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change
22 September 2019

Location

Room: Pershing Hub
101 Park Ave
10178 New York , New York
United States
New York US
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
Peru
Asia
Indonesia
Global

Organizations: 
Rights and Resources Initiative
desertification
2 September 2019 to 13 September 2019

Location

New Dlehi
India
IN
Global

The fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14) is scheduled to take place from 2-13 September 2019, at the India Expo Center and Mart in New Delhi, India.

We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Organizations: 
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Committee on World Food Security (CFS 46)
14 October 2019 to 18 October 2019

Location

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Headquarters Rome
Italy
IT
Global

CFS 46 is from 14 – 18 October 2019 at FAO, Rome, Italy and will be the first major global meeting on food security and nutrition after the High Level Political Forum SDG Summit in New York in September 2019. The SDGs will be the theme of the week with a particular focus on ways to accelerate SDG 2 – zero hunger.

Organizations: 
FAO, Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 cover image
22 June 2019 to 23 June 2019

Location

Bonn
Germany
DE
Global

In 2019 the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) will focus the world’s attention on the fundamental importance of rights to address the current environmental crisis. Linking people to landscapes, the GLF will explore the essential contributions of indigenous peoples, local communities, and rural and indigenous women and youth in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement targets on climate change, highlighting the transformative role of rights and rights-based approaches in securing a more just, sustainable and prosperous future for all. Woven across the year’s events, these priorities will form the centerpiece of the annual conference in Bonn, Germany – to be held on June 22–23 alongside the intersessional climate talks – making it the world’s single largest forum on rights and sustainable landscapes.

Organizations: 
Global Landscapes Forum

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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

Organização internacional que trabalha por justiça social, igualdade de gênero e pelo fim da pobreza. Fomos fundados em 1972 e estamos presentes em 45 países, alcançando mais de 15 milhões de pessoas no mundo. No Brasil desde 1999, atuamos em mais de 2.4 mil comunidades e beneficiamos mais de 300 mil pessoas. Trabalhamos em parceria com comunidades e organizações locais em projetos de educação, agroecologia e clima, igualdade de gênero e participação e democracia.

The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) is a community of advocates for responsible U.S. relations with Africa. AFJN stresses issues of peacebuilding, human rights and social justice that tie directly into Catholic social teaching. AFJN works closely with Catholic missionary congregations and numerous Africa-focused coalitions of all persuasions to advocate for U.S. economic and political policies that will benefit Africa’s poor majority, facilitate an end to armed conflict, establish equitable trade and investment with Africa and promote sustainable development.

The African Charter established the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Commission was inaugurated on 2 November 1987 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Commission’s Secretariat has subsequently been located in Banjul, The Gambia.

In addition to performing any other tasks which may be entrusted to it by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the Commission is officially charged with three major functions:

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.

 

Alianza por la Solidaridad

Alianza por la Solidaridad (the union of Habitáfrica, Ipade and Solidaridad Internacional) was created for the purpose of working towards a better and more sustainable world for each and every person, regardless of where they were born or where they choose to live.

At Alianza por la Solidaridad we invest all of our knowledge, experience and creativity in defending and advancing global rights for everyone around the world.

ALTSEAN-Burma (Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma) is a network of organizations and individuals based in ASEAN member states working to support the movement for human rights and democracy in Burma. The network is comprised of human rights & social justice NGOs, political parties, think tanks, academics, journalists and student activists. We were formed at the conclusion of the Alternative ASEAN Meeting on Burma held at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, in October 1996.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny. No situation is beyond hope. 

A Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil – APIB é uma instância de aglutinação e referência nacional do movimento indígena no Brasil, que nasceu com o propósito de:

– fortalecer a união dos povos indígenas, a articulação entre as diferentes regiões e organizações indígenas do país;
– unificar as lutas dos povos indígenas, a pauta de reivindicações e demandas e a política do movimento indígena;
– mobilizar os povos e organizações indígenas do país contra as ameaças e agressões aos direitos indígenas.

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent, non-governmental body, which seeks to promote greater awareness and realisation of human rights in the Asian region, and to mobilise Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations. It was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia and serves to promote civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights.

ACTUAR is a non-profit and non-partisan secular legal person, governed by private law, formed in 2007 in Coimbra, Portugal. ACTUAR aims to contribute towards the fight against poverty and to the promotion of development based on values of solidarity, equity and human rights respect.

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