As part of UNIDROIT’s work on private law and agricultural development, a UNIDROIT Working Group is currently developing a Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
We are 13 trustees and 58 staff dedicated to advancing human rights in business and eradicating abuse. Our 18 Regional Researchers are based in Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Kenya, Jordan, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, UK, Ukraine, and the USA. They are supported by our two offices in London and New York. Oversight is provided by our board of trustees which consists of former business people, human rights, development, and environmental advocates and academics.
You are cordially invited to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's 10th Anniversary Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights “Turning up the heat: Solutions from indigenous peoples and progressive business to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy"
Research by ILC member Oxfam, and others such as the World Inequality Lab, shows that extreme inequality is rising – not falling – in most regions. Inequality is becoming one of the defining features of our economies and societies, and it increasingly shapes struggles for justice and human well-being. Struggles for land rights are no exception.
This session will build on and contribute to the panel discussion “Challenges in implementing a rights-based approach for sustainable management and restoration of landscapes and forests”. It will include short face-to-face discussions with guest speakers from the panel discussion, engagi
Quel est le rôle du Comité National du Code Rural ? Comment est-il structuré ?
Le Comité National du Code Rural (CNCR) est chargé de l’élaboration, de la vulgarisation et du suivi de l’application des principes d’orientation du Code Rural.
Le Comité National du Code Rural est structuré en organes :
- Un bureau exécutif du Comité,
- Un secrétariat permanent national,
- Un comité consultatif
Le 21 mars 2019, s’est tenu à Niamey dans la salle de réunion de l’hôtel Sahel, un atelier de lancement du processus de formulation de la politique foncière rurale au Niger.
L’atelier est organisé par le Secrétariat Permanent du Code Rural avec l’appui technique et financier de la FAO. Il vise de facon générale à lancer le processus deformulation de la politique foncière.
On September 27th, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Landesa, and Wake Forest Law School will be hosting a day-long conference on the intersection between land use, the climate crisis and clean energy transition, and human rights.
On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.