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Seminario web: Comunidades bajo el fuego - violencia e intimidación en las cadenas de suministro de aceite de palma y soja

Miércoles 2 de septiembre 2020

10.00h Colombia/Perú

El sector agroindustrial ha registrado un aumento del 60% de los asesinatos de los defensores y defensoras de los derechos humanos (DDHH) en el último año, siendo la mayoría indígenas.

Este webinar es una oportunidad para que las comunidades forestales de Indonesia, Colombia, Paraguay y Perú compartan sus luchas con un público mundial. Se invita a activistas, organizaciones de la sociedad civil y otras personas interesadas a escuchar a los defensores y defensoras de DDHH sobre la situación en el terreno de las comunidades afectadas por la producción de aceite de palma y soja a escala industrial. Este será un espacio de aprendizaje mutuo sobre las estrategias necesarias para enfrentar las amenazas colectivas contra los defensores y defensoras.

Vea las detalles y cómo registrar aquí

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Webinar: Forest communities under fire - violence and intimidation in palm oil & soya supply chains 

Wednesday 2 September 2020

4pm (GMT +1)

The agribusiness sector has seen a 60% increase in killings of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in the last year, most of them indigenous peoples.

This webinar is an opportunity for forest communities from Indonesia, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru to share their struggles with a global audience. Activists, civil society organisations and other interested parties are invited to hear from HRDs about the situation on the ground for communities affected by industrial-scale palm oil and soya production. This will be a space for mutual learning on strategies needed to address collective threats to defenders.

See full details of the webinar and how to register here

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Webinar: Voices from the Ground - Human rights defenders detail how respect for their lands and lives is necessary for a successful UNGP implementation

Thursday 02 December 2021 

09:00 Lima / 14:00 London / 15:00 CEST

Join us to hear from indigenous and local community leaders from Kenya, Russia, Bangladesh and Peru, who will share their key demands for land rights to be recognised as a climate solution.

 

The event will reflect on how demands from COP26 should be taken into account in relation to implementation of the UNGPs and will explore the underlying drivers of violence against human rights defenders focusing on recognising collective land rights as one critical solution.

Introductory and concluding words: 

Anita Ramasastry - Member of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights.

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Movilización global para poner fin a la criminalización de los defensores del derecho a la tierra

Lunes 2 de diciembre a lunes 9 de diciembre 2019

Durante la Movilización Global, organizaciones e individuos en todo el mundo pedirán que se ponga fin a la criminalización de los defensores de los derechos sobre la tierra. Exigiremos que los gobiernos protejan a los pueblos indígenas y las comunidades locales que defienden sus tierras, bosques y aguas y actúen para reconocer sus derechos sobre la tierra.

Vea la guía completa de eventos de Land Rights Now

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Launch Event: Increasing Support for Environmental, Land and Indigenous Defenders

Thursday 29 July 2021 

09:00 Bogota/ 15:00 London / 17:00 Nairobi 

The Zero Tolerance Initiative (ZTI) and the Universal Rights Group (URG), with the support of ALLIED, have developed two important digital tools, which will be launched at this event:

 

The Phonebook, a directory of support organisations for defenders of the environment, land, territory and the human rights that depend upon these.

The Microsite for Collective Protection Resources, a library of over 100 reports, videos, guides, and training materials on best practices to effectively protect land and environmental defenders, their communities, and lands.

See full details of the webinar and how to register here