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The United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas

This paper was published in October 2019 in the Journal of Peasants Studies, in its Grassroots Voices section. They are described as : “views that are written and presented in a non-academic style which provide important insights and information relevant to critical rural development studies. Grassroots Voices are intended to share wisdom and analysis direct…

UNDROP in the Work of United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms

Since its adoption in 2018, UNDROP has been included in the work of some United Nations human rights mechanisms. We present how this has been done in this contribution, in which we explain why the Human Rights Council shall create a new UN Special Procedure with a specific mandate to monitor UNDROP’s implementation. Integrating UNDROP in…

References on UNDROP in the work of the United Nations Human Rights mechanisms

Find here all the references on UNDROP by all the Human Rights mechanisms, with periodic update. For an explanation of the use of the UNDROP by the UN Human Rights mechanisms, read our article here. NEW ! Universal Periodic Review Human Rights Council’s Special Procedures Joint Statements: Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Special…

Collective Rights in the UNDROP

This briefing notes was originally published on Fian’s website, on March 29, 2018. You can find it here. This note was written as inputs for the negotiations of the UNDROP and published before its adoption in December 2018. Nonetheless, it is still very pertinent to this day, firstly because it discuss a version of the…

The UNDROP and its implementation in the context of Switzerland: an overview of political networks and challenges

In this article, Danilo Borghi Gonçalves Pinto analyses the perspectives and challenges of the Swiss coalition “Friends of the Declaration” in the promotion and implementation of the UNDROP in Switzerland. It identifies that although the coalition has mobilised the UNDROP on national and international spheres, the level of political articulation is greater in the latter…

Declaration of Peasants Rights: An Instrument in the Struggle for Land

Now that the Declaration completes 4 years, read about some achievements and challenges of the peasant movement to implement it #LVC30Years #PeasantRightsNow This article was first publish on Capire’s website on December 20th, 2022. You can find it here. The Declaration of Peasant Rights was approved by the United Nations (UN) on December 17, 2018….

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On December 17, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP).

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