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News | 10-12-2014
Nepal Income and Social Security Monitoring and Accountability Extraterritorial Obligations

Inalienable right to adequate food and nutrition of 3,000 families in Nepal needs protection

On Human Rights Day 2014, FIAN International launches urgent action letter campaign    Read more

Press Release | 04-12-2014
Guatemala Income and Social Security Justiciability Monitoring and Accountability

International Mission in Guatemala presents preliminary findings

The Third International Mission on the Right to Food and the situation of Human Rights Defenders was held from 21 November 3 to December 2014 in Guatemala, presenting a number of preliminary findings.    Read more

News | 02-12-2014
Mubende Uganda Income and Social Security Indigenous Peoples

Uganda in the spotlight this week at the UN concerning human rights violations

FIAN International and the Uganda Coalition on ESCR present their concerns before the pre-session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and request the Government of Uganda to take steps towards the full...    Read more

News | 21-11-2014
Nutrition Global Governance

Civil Society and Social Movements present their final declaration at the ICN2

Public interest Civil Society Organizations and social movmemets will read today during the plenary of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) their final declaration    Read more

News | 18-11-2014
Peasants' Rights Extraterritorial Obligations

Work continues for a Declaration on Peasants' Rights

On November 12, 2014 was held at the United Nations a consultation meeting to the second session of the Intergovernmental Working Group for a Declaration of Peasants' Rights and other people working in Rural Areas    Read more

News | 17-11-2014
Paraguay Peasants' Rights Justiciability

Trial is postponed on the 'Curuguaty massacre' case

The trial of the criminalized peasants scheduled for 17 November has been postponed until June 2015.     Read more

News | 17-11-2014
Essakane Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay Burkina Faso

Right to Food Journal 2014 is launched

The 2014 edition of the Right to Food Journal highlights the advantages of working with the broadened concept of the human right to adequate food and nutrition.    Read more

News | 17-11-2014
Nepal Extraterritorial Obligations

Right to adequate food is reaffirmed as a critical issue in Nepal

A new report submitted to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) asks the State of Nepal to incorporate the right to adequate food and nutrition from a human rights perspective into the new...    Read more

News | 14-11-2014
Nutrition Monitoring and Accountability

Civil society states its position on the 2nd International Conference on Nutrition

Public interest civil society organizations express the elements of common concerns regarding the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) planned for Rome next week.    Read more

News | 12-11-2014
Kimsacocha Ecuador Sweden Indigenous Peoples

Ecuadorian human rights defender visits Sweden

FIAN Sweden hosts the Indigenous leader Miriam Chuchuca from Kimsakocha (Ecuador) this month in a national tour to raise awareness about the ten-year long struggle of the communities against the establishment of a mine in the...    Read more