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News | 02-03-2015
Philippines Agrarian Reform Income and Social Security Nutrition

Right to Food Bill remains imperative to end hunger in Philippines

Civil society organizations in Philippines expressed to the UN Special Rapporteur the crucial role of national legislators to eradicate hunger among Filipinos    Read more

News | 23-02-2015
Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights Water Agrarian Reform

Dealing in Africa with land issues in a human rights perspective

A new Haki Zetu booklet, co-published by FIAN and Amnesty International, on "Land and Human Rights" provides information and guidance on how to defend land rights, monitor land policies and violations, advocate, campaign and seek...    Read more

News | 16-02-2015
Peasants' Rights

Peasants and rural workers claim their rights as guardians of Mother Earth

Representatives of peasants, indigenous peoples, pastoralists, fishers and rural workers from around the globe submit a joint declaration on a UN declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas    Read more

News | 02-02-2015
Peasants' Rights

Existent rights and states’ obligations shall advance within UN Declaration on Peasants Rights

FIAN International welcomes the new advanced draft on the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas, and further advocates for a democratic debate in the Human Rights Council that respects,...    Read more

News | 30-01-2015
Monitoring and Accountability Nutrition Global Governance

Concerns arise regarding the implementation of ICN2 outcomes

FIAN International joins with concern International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) member organizations in two statements with respect to the next steps for the implementation of the ICN2 outcomes    Read more

News | 22-01-2015
Uganda Land Grabbing Monitoring and Accountability

Multi-country seminar discusses land and ocean grabbing issues in Africa

FIAN International coordinates a project of investigation seeking to enhance bottom-up accountability in large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in Sub-Suharan Africa    Read more

News | 09-01-2015
Extraterritorial Obligations Climate Change Trade Monitoring and Accountability

New resources illustrate and guide on how to apply ETOs to specific areas

The ETO Consortium releases a new publication series aiming to illustrate and provide guidance to practitioners on how to apply ETOs and the Maastricht Principles to specific thematic areas.    Read more

News | 19-12-2014
Global Governance Extraterritorial Obligations Monitoring and Accountability Trade

World Bank to recognize central importance of human rights in its environmental and social policies

FIAN International welcomes the recent statement by 28 UN human rights experts on the retrogressive measures promoted inside the World Bank in the context of its safeguards review.    Read more

News | 17-12-2014
Nepal Income and Social Security Indigenous Peoples Nutrition

Nepal to address causes of poverty and malnutrition with a human rights-based strategy

FIAN International welcomes the Concluding Observations by the UN Committee on ESCR to Nepal, which reflect many of the suggestions brought forward in the Parallel Report of FIAN Nepal    Read more

News | 16-12-2014
India

FIAN India celebrates its 25th anniversary

Marking its existence since 1989, Indian chapters across the country celebrate their 25th anniversary as constituencies of FIAN International    Read more