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Webinar on Building an Information Ecosystem in India
20 February 2020

Location

Online
India
IN
India

Join us for a webinar:
Building a Land Information Ecosystem in India

Date: Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Time: 14:00-15:30 / 9:00-10:30 CET

 

Organizations: 
Centre for Policy Research
NRMC
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Land Portal Foundation
17 March 2020

Location

University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 6
3012 Bern
Switzerland
CH
Global

Indigenous people, local communities and family farmers play a critical role in stewarding and safeguarding the world’s lands and forests. Lands and forests managed by indigenous people and local communities have lower deforesta- tion rates, a higher carbon storage potential and a higher biodiversity than other lands, including protected areas.

Organizations: 
HEKS EPER
Securing Rights to Secure Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change
22 September 2019

Location

Room: Pershing Hub
101 Park Ave
10178 New York , New York
United States
New York US
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
Peru
Asia
Indonesia
Global

Organizations: 
Rights and Resources Initiative
The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
12 September 2019

Location

Online
XX
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

 

 

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
ClimateChange3
20 September 2019
Global

You are cordially invited to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's 10th Anniversary Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights “Turning up the heat: Solutions from indigenous peoples and progressive business to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy"

Organizations: 
Business and Human Rights Resource Center
Reporting Land Rights
11 March 2019

Location

Isalmia Center New Delhhi
India
IN
India

This is an opportunity provided by the Reporting Land Rights programme: Find out more 

Organizations: 
Thomson Reuters Foundation
This Land Documentary Image
7 February 2019

Location

Pieter de la Courtgebouw / Faculty of Social Sciences, Room 5A-42
, Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Netherlands
NL
South Africa

​The Land & Accountability Research Centre (LARC) at the University of Cape Town commissioned the vivid documentary film This Land as a way for rural people to bring the untold story of their struggle for rights and accountability on communal land into urban forums of legislative, political and corporate decision-making.

Organizations: 
African Studies Centre Leiden
Land and Accountability Research Centre
30 January 2019

Location

Online
India
IN
India

Organizations: 
NRMC
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Land Portal Foundation
18 October 2018

Location

Rome
Italy
IT
Global

In 2017, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGTs) highlighted successful integration of VGGT principles into national law and decision-making processes across several countries.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Global Land Tool Network
International Land Coalition
The Millennium Challenge Corporation
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development
Overseas Development Institute
Global Land Alliance
Land Rights Now Global Mobilization - World Food Day 2018
15 October 2018 to 25 October 2018
Global

Let’s get cooking!

Organizations: 
Land Rights Now
Indigenous Water Rights
12 September 2018

Location

James A. Harmon Conference Center
10 G Street NE, Suite 800
20002 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This event focuses on the challenges Indigenous Peoples and communities face in acquiring legal rights to their land, the loopholes companies can often take, and ways countries can simplify complex procedures.

Organizations: 
World Resources Institute
22 September 2018 to 27 September 2018

Location

Bandung
Indonesia
ID
Indonesia
Global
Organizations: 
International Land Coalition

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Our Mission

The Amazon Conservation Team partners with indigenous and other local communities to protect tropical forests and strengthen traditional culture.


Our Vision

We see a future where healthy tropical forests and thriving local communities exist in harmonious relationship with each other, contributing to the well-being of the planet.

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) is a non-governmental Indigenous Peoples organisation in Guyana. It is primarily an advocacy organisation that seeks to promote and defend the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. 

Membership of the APA is made up of Units throughout the country, currently amounting to close to eighty such units. The Association is led by an Executive Committee comprising the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer, thirteen regional representatives, a women’s representative and a youth representative. 

Anagrasar Samaj Unnyan Songstha (ASUS) was started on 1998 as a non profitable and non political voluntary organization to provide support to the Indigenous people of plain land in Bangladesh. It was established to promote rights of the Indigenous Community and their empowerment. It has strong experiences in group approach, community participation, training on different areas of development, mass awareness creation in the field of the land rights, child rights, labor rights, water & sanitation, health and hygiene, recovery of Indigenous culture.

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is a regional organization founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples' movements. AIPP is committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples' rights and human rights and articulating issues of relevance to indigenous peoples. At present, AIPP has 47 members from 14 countries in Asia with 14 National Formations, 15 Sub-national Formations and 18 Local Formations. Of this number, 6 are Indigenous Women's Organizations and 4 are Indigenous Youth Organizations.

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AFRA is a land rights advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO) working since 1979 to support marginalised black rural people, with a focus on farm dwellers. We are working towards an inclusive, gender equitable society where rights are valued, realised and protected, essential services are delivered, and land tenure is secure. We work intensively with communities in and around the uMgungundlovu District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and extensively in offering support and advice.

Both Ends

Together with environmental justice and human rights groups from poor and developing countries, Both ENDS works towards a sustainable, fair and inclusive world.

The vision of Both ENDS is a world where long-term environmental sustainability and social equity take priority over short-term profits.

Martinus Nijhoff Publishers was an independent academic publishing company dating back to the nineteenth century, which is now an imprint of Brill Publishers. Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The name was changed to Brill–Nijhoff. Brill is a prestigious imprint with its portfolio focuses on areas in Public International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and increasingly on International Relations. Brill publishes over 800 books per year in both print and electronic format.

BHRRC

We are 13 trustees and 58 staff dedicated to advancing human rights in business and eradicating abuse.  Our 18 Regional Researchers are based in Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Kenya, Jordan, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, UK, Ukraine, and the USA. They are supported by our two offices in London and New York. Oversight is provided by our board of trustees which consists of former business people, human rights, development, and environmental advocates and academics.

 

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CCCND trabaja junto con las comunidades Ch’orti en la región Nor-oriental de Guatemala. La organización provee apoyo legal y visibilidad a estas comunidades que enfrentan amenazas y violaciones a sus derechos humanos dada la implementación de proyectos hidroeléctricos y mineria en sus territorios.  Su trabajo a contribuido en la recuperación de identidad y gobernanza del territorio chòrti,  así como en la múltiples propuestas para desarrollo de política pública para el acceso a la tierra y la administración del territorio del pueblo Ch òrti`.

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The CCDA is an organization that fights for the improvement of the living conditions of the indigenous farmers by seeking a global change in the social, economic and political spheres, and for the respect of the cultures, ethnicity, language(s), traditions and territories of these peoples.

Community Development Association (CDA) is a highly secular, non-partisan-non-Government Development Organization (NGDO) established in the year 1985-1986 in North Western Part of  Bangladesh CDA gradually has been shifted its strategic position from charity to a Right based Organization now facilitating among the poorest, landless and marginal farmers along with the plain land indigenous people (IP) including the differently able men, women &youth with a view to empower, ensure and secure access to land Rights from its inception.

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