Civil Society and Academia Dialogue with Public and Private Entities about Chinese Investments, Socio-environmental...

Versión en español  In the context of a panel discussion, civil society and academia, together with Chinese and Colombian public and private entities, came together for the first time in Bogotá to begin a dialogue...

The Amazon is a live territory, not a thing, and it does not belong...

Versión en español  The Amazon is alive and doesn’t belong to us. It’s time to stop thinking of the Amazonian territory as a "thing"; that can be possessed. The Amazon is a vital space of...

Land is a Critical Resource, IPCC report says

Fuente: IPCC.ch GENEVA, Aug 8 – Land is already under growing human pressure and climate change is adding to these pressures. At the same time, keeping global warming to well below 2ºC can be achieved...

Spotlight on criminalisation of land and eviromental defenders

By: globalwitness.org Global Witness report highlights use of terrorism laws and aggressive legal attacks by powerful elites to crush protest. Global Witness’ annual report on attacks against land and environmental defenders reveals that 164 were killed...

LANDac Annual International Conference 2019

LAND GOVERNANCE IN TRANSITION: How to support transformations that work for people and nature? LANDac – the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development – brings together researchers, policy makers, development practitioners...

UN expert condemns failure to address impact of climate change on poverty

Fuente: OHCHR GENEVA (25 June 2019) - Climate change will have the greatest impact on those living in poverty, but also threatens democracy and human rights, according to a UN expert. “Even if current targets are...

GFW partner side event: Transforming global tools into local solutions

This side event is open to GFW partners, including Small Grants Fund recipients, Tech Fellows, and other individuals and organizations who have worked closely with GFW in applying tools and data to local contexts. OBJECTIVES •...

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