Global Movement for a Binding Treaty

We call States to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises SIGN THE NEW STATEMENT The Treaty Alliance...

Regressions in the right of access to environmental information, articles 6 and 7 of...

By Natalia Gomez. Civil society is extremely disappointed with the regressive nature of the access to information provisions in a region which has some of the strongest right to information legislation in the world. The...

The implementation gap: Scaling-up recognition of community land rights

By the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), Landesa, and REFACOF. Indigenous and rural women comprise more than half of the up to 2.5 billion people who rely on the world’s community lands. They manage rural...

The implementation gap: Scaling-up recognition of community land rights

By the Rights and Resources Initiative The failure to recognize and secure community land rights on the ground undermines local, national, and global efforts to address poverty, food insecurity, conflict, inequality, and climate change. Local livelihoods are...

From aspiration to transformation: Taking stock of commitments and initiatives to secure indigenous and...

By Fionuala Cregan, Coordinator, Land Rights Now While the recognition and defense of indigenous, community, and rural women’s land rights occurs at the local and national levels, the international arena can play a key role...