skip to Main Content

The final conference report is now online

  • November 17, 2015

The final report for From Rhetoric to Action: Scaling-up Community and Indigenous Peoples' Land and Resource Rights is here! Download it as a PDF or read a quick summary below.   The aim of this conference was to develop strategies and actions for scaling up Indigenous…

From Rhetoric to Action: Day 2 report

  • October 1, 2015

“First, you have to stop human rights violations against Indigenous Peoples.” - Rukka Sombolinggi, Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago, Indonesia A clear, urgent message emerged from Day 2 of this conference. Putting an end to shocking human rights violations – imprisonment,…

From Rhetoric to Action: Day 1 report

  • September 30, 2015

  Interest in the power of community land and resource rights to achieve positive social and environmental change is escalating. In opening this conference, Melchior Lengsfeld, of Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, noted that the conference was oversubscribed and that people had…

Technical Brief: Land rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

  • July 14, 2014

In this technical brief, the Open Working Group's Zero Draft is urged to include targets on secure rights to land and natural resources, particularly for women and men most in need, in recognition that they are fundamental to poverty eradication, food security, women’s empowerment,…

Times of India: Tribals use GPS to claim forest land rights

  • June 6, 2014

As seen on the Times of India VADODARA: Amid their struggle to get forest land rights in Gujarat, tribals have found a friend in a gadget that gives convincing evidence about their claims over land under the Forest Rights Act.…

Back To Top
×Close search