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The Consejo del Pueblo Maya (CPO), a council to which the Consejo de Pueblos Wuxhtaj belongs, has released a report on the criminalization of Mayan communities that are exercising the right...

The following petition has been initiated by ESCR-Net member Green Advocates who invites any member of ESCR-Net or the public to add their signature in support. November 3, 2016 To: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia Your Excellency: We write to express our deep concern regarding an...

On 14 October 2016, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ruled in favour of the Government of El Salvador regarding a complaint filed by the Canadian mining company Pacific Rim/...

Inclusive Development International (IDI)'s online resource, Follow the Money to Justice, is a guide for advocates working...

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Seeds and agricultural biodiversity have been at the heart of social movements' struggles for decades. Nonetheless, despite the manifold interlinkages, efforts towards the realization of the human right to adequate food and nutrition have thus far paid...

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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...

The recognition of the right to land, a historic demand by peasant movements throughout the world, is gaining momentum at the international level. This publication takes stock...

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The paper provided detailed information on the current state of women’s rights to access,...

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The purpose of Using CEDAW to Secure Women’s Land and Property Rights: A Practical Guide is to provide advocacy information, advice and tools to those wishing...

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This briefing note discusses the human rights implications of current models of financing for extractive...

Developed thanks to the collective work of ESCR-Net Members