Videos from Stockholm 2017
The Stockholm conference brought together leaders from indigenous and community organizations, the private sector, civil society, and governments from across the world. It aimed to raise awareness of the recognition of indigenous and community land rights as a priority strategy to decrease inequality and deliver on global goals, assess the status of promising instruments to secure community rights, and encourage greater action, support, and commitment from key stakeholders. Watch a recap video of the conference below:
Tenure Facility Launch
The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility officially launched on October 3. Watch this introductory video to learn why secure land rights matter for climate change and equality–and how the Tenure Facility is contributing to this important fight.
At the 2017 Stockholm Conference, Devex and the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Place interviewed leaders about different sectors’ roles in contributing to secure land rights. Here’s what some of them had to say.
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:
Land rights are crucial for for the survival of indigenous peoples and their identities, says UN’s @VTauliCorpuz #landrightsnow pic.twitter.com/jVWi6gNNUu
— place (@thisisplace) October 4, 2017
Nonette Royo, Executive Director of the Tenure Facility:
Stewardship is part of indigenous peoples’ lifestyle but they need our support, says @nonette5 of Tenure Facility #IndigenousPeoplesDay pic.twitter.com/9zISskuWVR
— place (@thisisplace) October 9, 2017
Mikhail Tarasov, Global Forestry Manager at IKEA:
Boubacar Diarra, Tenure Facility Pilot Coordinator, Helvetas:
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Carin Jämtin, Director General of Sida:
At today’s #TenureFacility launch at @Sida, @darrenwalker & @SidaCarin explain why we need #LandRightsNow @RightsResources @FordFoundation pic.twitter.com/OpjW8ewymp
— Devex (@devex) October 3, 2017
Cándido Mezúa Salazar, AMPB:
Cándido Mezúa Salazar of @alianzabosques “For indigenous people, secure #landrights means ensuring the life of future generations” pic.twitter.com/m82vCz1VDJ
— place (@thisisplace) October 13, 2017
Rukka Sombolinggi, Secretary General of AMAN:
Securing #landrights for indigenous people will help them to benefit Indonesia’s environment and economy, says @rsombolinggi of @RumahAMAN pic.twitter.com/eGdAREMvti
— place (@thisisplace) October 10, 2017
Jean de Dieu Wasso, Coordinator of Africapacity:
“…And so they are condemned to die”: Forest protectors Africapacity with powerful words to explain why communities need #landrightsnow pic.twitter.com/PrEhajS5hi
— place (@thisisplace) October 5, 2017
Video from Bern 2015
Watch the video review of the 2015 conference in Bern, which brought together 250 people from 50 countries to share solutions for advancing community land rights around the world.
Learn more about why we think secure community land rights are so vital.
See what happens when all those with an interest in land and resources work together.