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News | 11-11-2014
Ecuador Monitoring and Accountability Justiciability

Event in Berlin discusses current land legislation in Ecuador

In an information event organized by FIAN Germany, the Ecuadorian lawyer Milton Yulán discusses the urgency of an agrarian reform and the criminalization of social movements in Ecuador    Read more

News | 10-11-2014
Guarani Brazil Indigenous Peoples

Brazilian State to comply with its human rights obligations

In a letter to the Brazilian authorities, the International Council of FIAN International manifests indignation of new acts of brutal violence against the Guarani-Kaiowá peoples.    Read more

Press Release | 31-10-2014
Guatemala Colombia Argentina Seeds

Hearing alerts current state of right to food and seed regulations in Latin America

Peasants from Latin America and social organizations alert the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington to the current state of the right to adequate food and the impact of seed regulations     Read more

News | 21-10-2014
Mali Land Grabbing

Land grabbing and human rights in Mali

A new report informs about the human rights violations of communities affected by land grabbing in Mali    Read more

News | 18-10-2014
Land Grabbing Global Governance Monitoring and Accountability

World Bank to stop abusing the right to land

A collective statement by civil society and peoples' movements demands the World Bank to stop abusing the right to land and abide by the Tenure Guidelines    Read more

News | 17-10-2014
Guarani Brazil Belgium Switzerland

Speakers’ tour in Europe drew attention to the violence against Guarani-Kaiowá communities

Organized in Europe with a delegation from Brazil, a two-week Speakers Tour took place to raise awareness of the international community on the ongoing violence against the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous communities of Brazil due to...    Read more

News | 16-10-2014
Brazil Global Governance Indigenous Peoples

No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples!

A collective statement demanded the protection of indigenous peoples' right of a Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).    Read more

News | 15-10-2014

The Right to Food - A People's Struggle

A new video launched by FIAN International on the occasion of World Food Day 2014 affirms the struggle of the people is vital to make human rights a reality.     Read more

News | 15-10-2014
GNRtFN Monitoring and Accountability

The Right to Adequate Food in 2024 - A Concrete Utopia

At a side event to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) 41st session on Monday, 13 October, 2014, civil society organizations offered their perspective and views on the achievements and future challenges to the right to...    Read more

News | 14-10-2014
Income and Social Security

Harvesting Hunger - Plantation Workers and the Right to Food

Although specific data on the nutritional situation of plantation workers is sparse, it can be estimated that roughly 200 million agricultural workers are chronically undernourished.     Read more