CETIM’s book (digital version in free access) “The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants. A Tool of Struggle for Our Common Future” tells the story of how an idea from an Indonesian peasants’ union can go a long way… Up to the adoption of an international instrument within the UN.
The UN is the place of excellence for the elaboration of international norms and must be invested by the people. Peasants have done it, demonstrating that the people and organized social movements can change international law.
And, after 17 years of struggle, peasants and their allies are seeing their efforts rewarded: a “UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants” has been adopted by the UN General Assembly.
How did this happen? This book bears witness to this: the high points, the correlation of forces, the strategies and the stages of this incredible adventure are recounted here.
The Declaration is also presented: an indispensable instrument for healthy food, peasants’ seeds, the preservation of the environment, biodiversity, and the protection of food producers themselves. An instrument for many other future common struggles…
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