These Briefs were prepared for rural community leaders in Kenya. The major and longer document (Brief 3), identifies legal support and constraints for community land security in Kenya. This is prefaced by overviews of the situation globally (Brief 1), and in Africa (Brief 2).
The attached presentation was made at a 'Community Forum on Limiting threats to community land security in Kenya’, held in Nairobi between the 14th and 15th June 2018.
Over half of global tropical deforestation is caused by four commodities: soy, palm oil, beef, and pulp & paper, resulting in 15% of total global greenhouse gas emissions – more than all the cars, trucks and buses in the world combined.
Nearly all forests across the globe are inhabited and the peoples who live there have customary rights and ways of life and traditional knowledge that are attuned to their forest environments.
Hampir semua hutan di seluruh dunia dihuni manusia dan orang-orang yang tinggal di sana memiliki hak adat dan cara hidup dan pengetahuan tradisional yang selaras dengan lingkungan hutan mereka.
A Supreme Court ruling has found that indigenous peoples who were forcibly evicted from their land in 2011 are to be given monetary compensation, rather than the return of their land.
In Guyana, communities are suffering because they do not have title to the full extent of their traditional lands, or have no title at all. This report seeks to present a detailed picture of the current status of land rights for communities in the Potaro-Siparuni region (Region 8) in west-central Guyana.
Di Guyana, tanah adat dan hutan yang diperlukan masyarakat dihancurkan secara ilegal oleh industri ekstraktif - beroperasi di dalam dan di luar konsesi yang dialokasikan - dan masyarakat menderita karena mereka tidak memiliki sertifikat kepemilikan penuh atas tanah tradisional mereka,
On the 30th March 2018, an alliance of civil society organisations submitted a shadow report to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (CERD).
“Indigenous peoples have the right, recognised in international law, to give or withhold consent to planned developments that will affect them, and more and more pulp and paper companies are committing to respect these rights along with the rights of local communities affected by their operations.
“Masyarakat adat memiliki hak, yang diakui dalam hukum internasional, untuk memberikan atau tidak memberikan persetujuan atas pembangunan yang direncanakan yang akan mempengaruhi mereka, dan semakin banyak perusahaan pulp dan kertas kini berkomitmen untuk menghormati hak-hak ini serta hak-hak
The Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation was initiated to address the conflicts that have often emerged across the globe between conservation agencies and Indigenous peoples with longstanding relationships to their ancestral territories.
FPP and BothENDS have provided a submission the UN Special Rapportuer on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, as a contribution to her crucial thematic report on the criminalisation of indigenous peoples.
FPP dan Both ENDS telah memberikan usulan (hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris) kepada Pelapor Khusus PBB tentang Hak-hak Masyarakat Adat, Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, sebagai kontribusi terhadap laporan tematiknya yang penting mengenai kriminalisasi masyarakat adat.
The community-based monitoring workshop -organised by FPP together with its local partner ODDHC in Brazzaville- gathered partner organisations and indigenous community members from 7 African countries. The participants shared their experiences, trained, and learned from each other as well as from professional trainers.
Lokakarya pemantauan berbasis masyarakat – yang diselenggarakan oleh FPP bersama mitra setempatnya ODDHC di Brazzaville – memepertemukan prganisasi-organisasi mitra dan anggota masyarakat adat dari 7 negara Afrika.
This paper aims to inform forest policy makers, governments, businesses and others developing policies, standards and initiatives to reform global supply chains to tackle forest loss and uphold human rights.