The general coordinator of La Vìa Campesina was in Geneva. Elizabeth Mpofu explains in a short video how the international peasant movement was born. This movement comprises more than 164 organizations in 74 countries, and represents over 200 millions peasants.
Elizabeth was in Switzerland to take part in a conference for the adoption by the Human Rights Council of a United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas. The CETIM is for many years firmly committed to a better protection and promotion of the rights of peasants.
Listen to Elizabeth in a short video.