Indigenous & Community Land Rights

Secure community land rights are an essential condition for Indigenous Peoples and local communities to enjoy human rights, socio-economic development, and cultural protection.

2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017
Brazil

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

Closed
24 April 2017 to 12 May 2017
Facilitators
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
Mozambique
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Cape Verde
Guinea-Bissau
Brazil
Timor-Leste
Portugal
CPLP countries

 

19 November 2017
Guatemala

El comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, expresó hoy su preocupación por los desalojos forzosos de los pueblos indígenas, las amenazas a los jueces, los ataques a periodistas y la violencia contra la mujer en Guatemala.

 

Guatemala, 19 nov (EFE).- El comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, expresó hoy su preocupación por los desalojos forzosos de los pueblos indígenas, las amenazas a los jueces, los ataques a periodistas y la violencia contra la mujer en Guatemala.

Reports & Research
September 2014
India

This report comprises of a comprehensive assessment of the status of land governance in the Indian state of Bihar, by using the World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) during 2013-1014. This report presents its findings. The assessment was taken up in nine distinct thematic areas of land governance as envisaged in the LGAF.

Reports & Research
December 2014
India

This report comprises of a comprehensive assessment of the status of land governance in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, by using the World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) during 2013-1014. This report presents its findings. The assessment was taken up in nine distinct thematic areas of land governance as envisaged in the LGAF.

Reports & Research
August 2014
India

This report comprises of a comprehensive assessment of the status of land governance in the Indian state of Odisha, by using the World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) during 2013-1014. This report presents its findings. The assessment was taken up in nine distinct thematic areas of land governance as envisaged in the LGAF.

16 November 2017
Zambia

Some commercial farmers in Zambia's have acquired thousands of hectares while ignoring laws meant to prevent forced evictions, writes Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu from Human Rights Watch

16 November 2017
Global

Traditional farming strategies could protect humanity against global warming and prevent deadly wildfires. Yet scientists seem determined to ignore them

Prejudice against indigenous people is visible and ingrained in cultures everywhere, from US football team names (the Washington Redskins for example) to Hindu folk tales where the forest peoples are rakshasas, or demons.

16 November 2017
Europe

A serious man dressed in gákti, a traditional Sami (also Sámi or Saami) costume, speaks on a video on Facebook.