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News | 15-05-2014
Belgium Agrarian Reform

Right to Food bill in Belgium to set up example at EU level

FIAN welcomes a proposed framework legislation in accordance with the international obligations of Belgium by setting broad objectives to realize the right to food in this country    Read more

News | 12-05-2014
Colombia Cambodia Mali Mozambique

In need of a Policy Shift: Investing in Agricultural Alternatives

TNI, FIAN International, FIAN Netherlands, FIAN Germany, FIAN Austria, IGO in Poland and FDCL in Germany have jointly elaborated a policy brief to discuss a paradigm shift for investments in agriculture    Read more

News | 08-05-2014

Traineeship vacancy at FIAN International

FIAN International seeks a Trainee for the Program on Access to Natural Resources for its office in Heidelberg, Germany    Read more

Press Release | 07-05-2014
Extraterritorial Obligations Global Governance Monitoring and Accountability

Historic campaign to end corporate human rights violations

Social Movements, NGOs and Human Rights Groups call on U.N. Human Rights Council to start developing a treaty to tackle corporate human rights violations    Read more

News | 30-04-2014
Ecuador Agrarian Reform Monitoring and Accountability

New Land Bill process in Ecuador excludes citizen participation

FIAN International calls for participation of social movements and organizations in the development and adoption of the new Land Bill in Ecuador    Read more

News | 29-04-2014
Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay Indigenous Peoples Justiciability

Expropriation bill brings closer return of the Sawhoyamaxa ancestral lands

FIAN welcomes the Paraguayan Senate’s approval of a bill that would restitute the ancestral territory to the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community    Read more

News | 27-04-2014
Monitoring and Accountability

Online consultation on the Right to Food Guidelines

The FAO Right to Food Team and FIAN International invite all supporters to an online discussion organized in the context of the upcoming 10-Yr Anniversary of the Right to Food Guidelines    Read more

News | 24-04-2014
Mozambique Peasants' Rights

FIAN expresses concern about the current situation in Mozambique

Along with other international organizations, FIAN calls the Mozambican government and the international community to respect and protect the rights of the Mozambican peasants    Read more

News | 19-04-2014
Paraguay Agrarian Reform Natural Resources

FIAN supports request for provisional measures for five prisoners – Paraguay

FIAN supports request to protect the rights to adequate food, life and integrity in Curuguaty case, Paraguay    Read more

News | 16-04-2014
Philippines Agrarian Reform

Urgent Action: Right to food violated in Hacienda Matias, Philippines

500 tenant-farmers and their families in Hacienda Matias continue suffering food insecurity and harassment    Read more