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Summary: Given the rapid expansion of the internet and the increasing number of users, including in the Global South, the full potential of online platforms for promoting inclusive consultation of issues of high global interest is certainly not yet...

Summary: The Resource Governance Initiative released its 2013 Resource Governance Index (RGI). It may be of interest to those of you whose monitoring activities address whether states are dedicating maximum available resources...

In their technical analysis of the Belo Monte Dam released yesterday, the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA...

MiningWatch Canada and the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group released a report  that squarely links Canadian mining interests throughout the Americas with...

This info note documents the emergency fund piloted in Colombia in 2011 and 2012 by the Center for Research and Popular Education - Peace Program (CINEP PPP), an ILC member with extensive experience in monitoring and addressing land-related human rights violations....

According to the Brazilian Platform of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Human Rights (DhESCA Brazil), the National Council of Human Rights (CNDH) has...

From 26 to 28 August, 2015, the Women and ESCR Working Group held an international strategy meeting to promote women's ESCR in Montevideo, Uruguay. The meeting – “Advancing Women’s ESCR: Alternative Visions of Development, Land and Property Rights”...

On 19 August, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Guatemala to underscore its concern about the criminalization of a...

In a statement released on August 6, 2015, the Consejo del Pueblo Wuxhtaj (CPW) of Guatemala denounced what is tantamount to a new assault on the Wuxhtaj people as a result of activities advancing hydroelectric projects.

In March of this...