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 Land : Dr. Priscilla Claeys, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, England
What Does UNDROP Mean for Canada? : Jessie MacInnis, La Vía Campesina’s Peasant Rights Collective, National Farmers Union
The Rights of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada : Nadia Lambek, human rights lawyer & chair, Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy
Chair: Dr. Annette Aurélie Desmarais, Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty
Hosted by the Center for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba. Co-sponsored by the National Farmers Union, Food Secure Canada and the Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy.