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News | 24-06-2014
Paraguay Peasants' Rights

The "Curuguaty massacre": Peasants' Rights threatened in Paraguay

Report sheds light on human rights violations and lack of impartiality of the Paraguayan justice    Read more

News | 20-06-2014
Extraterritorial Obligations Global Governance Monitoring and Accountability Trade

Can social struggles be unified for the right to food?

FIAN International, together with members of the Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition, will be holding a seminar from June 24-26 in Geneva to create links for social struggles in the development of human...    Read more

News | 17-06-2014
Global Governance Monitoring and Accountability

FIAN asks for instrument to recognize primacy of human rights

FIAN International points out the asymmetries existing between the law applicable to TNCs and those protecting human rights, and urges a legally binding framework for the realization of human rights    Read more

News | 16-06-2014
Extraterritorial Obligations Monitoring and Accountability

Week of Mobilization: Stop Corporate Impunity

See the Schedule of Events of the Week of Mobilization during the UNHRC 26th Session from 23-27 June, 2014 in Geneva.     Read more

News | 16-06-2014
Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay Indigenous Peoples Justiciability

Historic victory for Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community in Paraguay

Expropriation bill enables community to return to its ancestral lands after over twenty years of struggle and resistance    Read more

Press Release | 06-06-2014
Philippines Agrarian Reform

Peoples' Agrarian Reform Congress in the Philippines

Twenty eight organizations of farmers join in a national congress to ensure that Agrarian reform stays alive in the Philippines    Read more

News | 28-05-2014
Bajo Aguan Honduras Peasants' Rights

FIAN demands end to evictions and violence in Bajo Aguán

In reaction to new acts of repression lived in Bajo Aguán, 17 organizations and international networks have made an international statement to demand protection of peasant communities    Read more

News | 24-05-2014
Mining Global Governance Natural Resources

Coal mining poses severe environmental and human rights concerns

European CSOs express collectively their concerns about the impacts of coal mining and encourage a series of recommendations    Read more

News | 22-05-2014
Zambia Land Grabbing Monitoring and Accountability

Latest study questions the role of European investments

From a right to food perspective, this collaborative study analizes the role of European private and public financing in Zambia     Read more

News | 16-05-2014
Global Governance Monitoring and Accountability Income and Social Security Nutrition

New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa raises concerns

Ahead of the G7 Summit in Brussels, FIAN raises human rights concerns about the G8 New Alliance initiative    Read more