Video: The UN Declaration on Peasants’ Rights (UNDROP) explained 
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Video: The UN Declaration on Peasants’ Rights (UNDROP) explained 

This video, published by La Via Campesina as part of its training process, explores the main ideas of the UNDROP. It explains how peasants can use this Declaration in their struggles for Food Sovereignty, Peasant Agroecology, Climate Justice, Agrarian Reform and Human Rights.

Research brief: The implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas
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Research brief: The implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas

“The implementation of the UNDROP represents a unique opportunity to re-balance power relations in rural areas, and to guarantee that states will respect, protect and fulfil the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas, who have too often been marginalised within international, regional and national laws and policies”.

Transitioning towards pesticide-free food systems: People’s struggles and imagination
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Transitioning towards pesticide-free food systems: People’s struggles and imagination

The last part of this publication is dedicated to the UNDROP, it is entitled: A path forward grounded in human rights: implementation of the International Covenants as detailed by “UNDROP” Download

Peasant rights at the top of the UN agenda
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Peasant rights at the top of the UN agenda

This article was first published on La Via Campesina and CETIM website on October 3rd 2022. In the framework of the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), a delegation of La Via Campesina (LVC), supported by its historical allies CETIM and FIAN International, met in Geneva to continue the advocacy work in…

UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: What it Means for Canada
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UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: What it Means for Canada

In this webinar, panelists explored the scope of the new UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas and what it means for Canada. Presentations and panelists: Why is UNDROP necessary? : Geneviève Savigny, La Vía Campesina’s Peasant Rights Collective, Confédération Paysanne, France A Crucial Right: The Right to…

Implementing the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) in light of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP)
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Implementing the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) in light of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP)

The more a seed system recognizes and supports farmers as stewards of aseed system for all of humankind, the more this system fulfils people’s human rights. M. Fakhri, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food