In October 2019, presidential elections were held in Bolivia to choose the country’s new president for the period 2020-2025.
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 43rd session From December 2017 to June 2019, poverty in Ecuador affected 25.5% of the national population. Extreme poverty reached 9.5%.
STATEMENT Brazil: UN Special Rapporteur urges Government and multinationals to face up to their responsibility
CETIM and La Vía Campesina continue to advocate for the implementation of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants
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
Exactly one year ago, on 17 December 2018, the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants was adopted by the United Nations. The adoption of the Declaration, the result of a 17-year struggle for the recognition of the rights of this particularly vulnerable population, is a historic moment. If it is respected and effectively implemented, it represents an instrument that can be useful, not only for peasants but for humanity as a whole.Continue reading