Training weekend: Food Sovereignty in Practice

Boerderij Buitenverwachting Vlietkade 2, Hoogmade, Netherlands

FIAN Netherlands, Otherwise, TNI, ILEIA and Toekomstboeren welcome you to participate in the training weekend ‘Food Sovereignty in Practice’, an inspiring exchange of alternatives to our current food system. The training weekend will take place on the organic farm Buitenverwachting near Leiden and is meant for both students, practitioners and (prospective) farmers who are interested […]

Swedish mobilisation for food sovereignty

Demokratipiloterna Södermannagatan 38, Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden mobilises to form a delegation for the Nyéléni Forum in Romania (26-30th October). During the autumn we will organise trainings and meetings in Stockholm to discuss common positions and analyses to be shared with the European food sovereignty movement in Romania. Are you interested in the right to food and food sovereignty? Want to […]

Watch international launch at FAO Headquarters

FAO Headquarters Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy

The civil society Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016, Keeping Seeds in Peoples’ Hands, will be launched in Rome on October 13, shedding light on the existing threats to peasant seed systems and the accelerated destruction of biodiversity. Despite feeding the world and providing resilience to natural disasters, peasant seed systems face severe threats […]

Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The second Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from 26th – 30th of October 2016. Read the call to see how to get involved in the preparations and how to participate in the conference. The Nyéléni Forum brings together farmers, fishers, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, consumers, NGOs, trade unions, environmental, […]

Feeding Public Policies – International Seminar

San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

EHNE-Bizkaia, Bizilur and EHESK, together with support from Hands on the Land alliance partners TNI, FIAN and ECVC invite you to join the first International Seminar on Local Public Policies for Food Sovereignty. Register and see the programme on the seminar website! Under the banner of 'feeding public policies', the seminar will provide a space […]

EU Launch Right to Food and Nutrition Watch

European Parliament Altiero Spinelli Building, Brussels, Belgium

On Wednesday the 16th of November, the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is launched at the European Parliament in Brussels. The launch of the Watch, titled Keeping Seeds in Peoples' Hands, will be followed by a debate. This Hands on the Land event is hosted by the Members of the European Parliament Maria Heubach, Maria […]

International Congress Global Peasants’ Rights

Schwaebisch Hall Neubausaal, Rosenbühl Nr. 14, Schwäbisch Hall

The “Haus der Bauern” foundation organises an international congress on the issue of peasants’ rights from 7-10 March 2017 in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. This congress will be attended by peasants, small scale producers, rural workers as well as international organisations and numerous stakeholders. The 'Global Peasants' Rights' congress sheds light on the situation of small […]

Extractivism, Green-Grabbing and Resistance in Myanmar

Institute for Social Studies Kortenaerkade 12, The Hague, Netherlands

Tuesday, March 21st, the Institute for Social Studies organises a public talk on “Extractivism, Green-Grabbing and Resistance in Myanmar”. The talk will be joined by Thant Zin, a prominent activist from Myanmar (Burma) who works on topics such as land rights, environmental justice, mining issues, and equitable natural resource governance. Since his initial involvement in […]

The Future of Food and Challenges for Agriculture in the 21st Century

Europa Congress Palace Gasteiz Avenue, 85, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

The 7th ICAS Colloquium will take place on April 24-26, 2017 in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country). The colloquium, titled 'The Future of Food and Challenges for Agriculture in the 21st Century', is organised in collaboration with the Basque farmers union EHNE Bizkaia and Etxalde, a regional movement for sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty. More information and registration The […]

ETOC Europe Regional Conference – Towards Human Rights beyond Borders

Over the past years Extraterritorial State Obligations (ETOs) in the area of economic, social and cultural rights have shown their growing importance in a number of policy fields  – for human rights beyond borders. ETOs show that international regulatory issues can be framed in terms of international human rights law – and this could strengthen […]