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How can grassroots organizations leverage digital media to support their campaigns? What resources are needed? Last January (6th-11th), ESCR-Net members National Fisheries Solidarity Organisation (NAFSO) and the Blue Club held a workshop on media campaigning in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 27 activists from across the country, the majority of whom were young people, participated in the training.

Country: 
Sri Lanka
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women & ESCR
Strategic Litigation

Over the past year, ESCR-Net members have begun a global discussion about how to advance economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in situations of conflict and occupation and in post-conflict transitions. A first round of online discussions was held between December 2017 and January

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Country: 
Sri Lanka
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women & ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Monitoring

National Fisheries Solidarity Organization (NAFSO), as a member of the World Forum of Fishers and World Forum of Fishers People, representing over 20...

The World Forum of Fisher Peoples convened an exchange in Sri Lanka to study the human rights impacts of land and ocean grabbing and to conceptualize a campaign to defend the...

On August 2nd, the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement of Sri Lanka (NAFSO), in collaboration with STP-Swiss and Oxfam-NL, carried out a protest against the ongoing grabbing of land and coasts for the development of luxury tourism facilities....

The National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) of Sri Lanka, together with Internally Displaced People (IDP) of Jaffna, have released the report...