“The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants” is the first book of CETIM’s Editions available in a digital format. The e-book and PDF in English and Spanish are now available on CETIM website.
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 40th session CETIM calls on the Nigerian and Dutch authorities to honour their international commitments in the field of human and labour rights.
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 40th session Alarmed by the fierce repression against the movement of “yellow vests”, the CETIM referred the matter to the UN Human Rights Council.
The adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of a Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and People Working in Rural Areas is not only a historic giant step forward in protecting the hundreds of millions of producers of our food.
The Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas was adopted by the UN General Assembly in New York.
Transnational corporations (TNCs) commit crimes, violate human rights and destroy the environment with complete impunity in the Global South. These business enterprises are able to evade national jurisdictions because of their transnational character and unprecedented economic power. Only binding norms at the international level can end TNCs' impunity. Support our campaign at the United Nations !Continue reading
Peasants are key to food security, the fight against climate change and the conservation of biodiversity security. Yet their rights are systemically violated and they are subject to multiple discrimination. An international instrument can contribute to better protecting them and improving livelihoods in rural areas. Support our campaign at the United Nations with La Vía Campesina !Continue reading