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Conflict is long-term with deeply rooted issues that are seen as “non-negotiable”

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Vietnamese Mother, Son Draw Eight-Year Prison Terms for Land-Rights Activism
17 May 2021
Vietnam

A court in northern Vietnam’s Hoa Binh province on Wednesday sentenced land-rights activist Can Thi Theu and her son Trinh Ba Tu to eight years in prison each for posting online articles and livestream videos criticizing the government for its handling of a deadly land-rights clash last year.

People from the Mura tribe are pictured in a file photo at a deforested area in unmarked Indigenous
17 May 2021
Global

The threats facing Indigenous people opposing industrial operations on their lands — discrimination, harassment and assassination — all disproportionately affect women. And the coronavirus pandemic has done little to reduce the danger, say Indigenous and faith leaders.

Banner image of an artisanal palm oil production in Yalifombo village © Oskar Epelde courtesy of Oak
11 May 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • A new report from the Oakland Institute, a policy think tank, reveals that several well-known pension funds, trusts and endowments are invested in a group of oil palm plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo accused of environmental and human rights abuses.

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Entreprendre contre la pauvreté

 

Nous tous, chez Agrisud, n’acceptons pas l’idée qu’aujourd’hui 1,4 milliards de personnes puissent vivre en situation de pauvreté, avec le plus souvent de grandes difficultés pour se nourrir quotidiennement.

Au Sud comme au Nord, nous savons que cette situation est due très souvent à l’exclusion économique, pour des raisons multiples, qui elle-même entraîne progressivement l’exclusion sociale.

Nous sommes convaincus qu’une des réponses à cette situation est de faire revenir ces personnes dans le circuit économique.

 

La CIDH es un órgano principal y autónomo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) encargado de la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos en el continente americano. Está integrada por siete miembros independientes que se desempeñan en forma personal y tiene su sede en Washington, D.C. Fue creada por la OEA en 1959 y, en forma conjunta con la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CorteIDH), instalada en 1979, es una institución del Sistema Interamericano de protección de los derechos humanos (SIDH).

Environmental Peacebuilding

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our new Environmental Peacebuilding Association comprising researchers, practitioners, and decision makers to share experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, access new research on the topic, and participate in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

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Com o objetivo de proporcionar o debate e a troca de experiência em relação às questões de terra no Brasil e no mundo, o Grupo de Governança de Terras do IE/Unicamp, promove pesquisas, estudos e assessorias no tema, bem como um evento anual sob o mesmo escopo. O Seminário Internacional de Governança de Terras e Desenvolvimento Econômico, em suas diferentes edições, têm proporcionado um espaço plural de discussão, reunindo os principais atores e instituições envolvidos com o tema, promovido importantes debates e discussões sobre tópicos relevantes no âmbito brasileiro e mundial.  

Kujenga Amani facilitates the exchange of ideas and information between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers working on diverse aspects of peacebuilding in Africa. It is a digital forum for conversations about the critical challenges confronting peacebuilding in conflict-affected regions of the continent, as well as exploring the connections between African and global peace.

Nationalities Papers

 

Nationalities Papers  is the place to turn for cutting edge multidisciplinary work on nationalism, migration, diasporas, and ethnic conflict. The journal’s geographical emphasis is on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Eurasia. Our mission is to feature both theoretical and empirical work, and review articles. We publish high-quality peer-reviewed articles from historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, as well as scholars from other fields.

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Approximately $137.86 billion has been appropriated for Afghanistan relief and reconstruction since 2002. These funds are used to build the Afghan National Security Forces, promote good governance, conduct development assistance, and engage in counter-narcotics and anti-corruption efforts.

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