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October 2015

What EXPO Didn’t Tell You – Markets, Democracy and Rights, for healthy, sustainable food for all

October 20, 2015 @ 09:00 - 18:00
Essay hall of the School of Economics and Business Studies, Rome 3 University, Via Silvio D’Amico 77
Rome,Italy
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Is the production of healthy, local food, by farming families using environmentally-friendly techniques an archaic model, bound to be left behind by modernity and by precision agriculture?  Programme (pdf) Will it really be necessary to produce more food to feed the planet in 2050? Who is to blame for food waste in global food production and distribution chains? What policies are needed to guarantee food sovereignty and to ensure that those who produce food are fairly paid, and that food…

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December 2015

Kick Off Meeting Nyéléni Europe in Paris

December 8, 2015 @ 10:00 - 20:00
CICP, 21 Rue Voltaire
Paris,75011France
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Time: 8th of December 2015, 10.00 until 20.00 (a more detailed agenda of the meeting will circulate soon) Venue: CICP, 21 rue Voltaire 75011 Paris. Metro Station Rue des Boulets (line 9) We are still determined to maintain the voices of civil society in Paris. We will be stepping up in solidarity, making it clear that Paris is still a lively, friendly city. We will not give in to terrorists who want to sow fear, or to the French (and…

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Cooling the Planet: Frontline Communities lead the struggle

December 10, 2015 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Salle Olympe de Gouge, 15 Rue Merlin
Paris,75011France
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A public meeting by the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles Small-scale food producers and consumers, including peasants, indigenous peoples, hunters and gatherers, family farmers, rural workers, herders and pastoralists, fisherfolk and urban people – the frontline communities – are increasingly confronted by the grabbing of natural resources and by systematic violations of human rights. They are also directly affected by the impacts of climate destruction. The climate change mitigation schemes of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate…

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Refroidir la planète : Les communautés en première ligne des changements climatiques mènent la lutte (Fr)

December 10, 2015 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Salle Olympe de Gouge, 15 Rue Merlin
Paris,75011France
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Réunion publique avec la Convergence globale des luttes pour la terre et l'eau Les petits producteurs alimentaires et les consommateurs, notamment les paysans, les populations autochtones, les chasseurs et les cueilleurs, les agriculteurs familiaux, les travailleurs ruraux, les éleveurs nomades et sédentaires, les pêcheurs et les populations urbaines — les communautés en première ligne — sont de plus en plus confrontés à l'accaparement des ressources naturelles et à des violations systématiques des droits de l'homme. Ils sont aussi directement touchés…

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Enfriando el planeta: las comunidades de la línea del frente encabezan la lucha

December 10, 2015 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Salle Olympe de Gouge, 15 Rue Merlin
Paris,75011France
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Un encuentro público de la Convergencia Global de las Luchas por la Tierra y el Agua Los productores en pequeña escala, incluyendo a comunidades campesinas, cazadoras, recolectoras, de agricultura familiar, jornaleras, pastoras y pastoralistas, pescadoras, pueblos originarios, y gente de la ciudad —las comunidades de la línea del frente— se ven confrontados crecientemente por el acaparamiento de sus recursos naturales y una sistemática violación de sus derechos humanos. También son afectadas estas comunidades por los impactos de la destrucción climática.…

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February 2016

Food Otherwise Conference

February 13, 2016 - February 14, 2016
Wageningen University, Orion Building, Bronland 1
Wageningen,Netherlands
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On the 12th and 13th of February the second edition of the Voedsel Anders (Food Otherwise) Conference will take place in Wageningen. FIAN Netherlands and TNI support this important conference financially and participates in the programme as part of the campaign ‘Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty’. See the programme organised by FIAN Netherlands and TNI here. The conference will be accessible to non-Dutch speakers, as keynotes will be (translated) in English and in every round some workshops will…

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March 2016

Conference: The Right to Food, the Right to Natural Resources – Food Sovereignty from a Nordic Perspective

March 5, 2016 - March 6, 2016
Birka Folkhögskola in Ås Östersund, Jämtland,Sweden + Google Map

Local and national control, ownership and possibilities to create higher value for local communities of land, water and other natural resources is a reality in Sweden and in other parts of the world. These necessary common assets that belong to all of us, are increasingly being looked upon as a commodity. We believe that it is absolutely necessary to strengthen and expand laws and regulations on both national and international level that recognises, respects, protects, and fulfils the right to…

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World Water Day

March 22, 2016
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April 2016

International Day of Peasants’ Struggles

April 17, 2016
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May 2016

TTIP: Trading away our food and farmers?

May 27, 2016 @ 08:15 - 09:30
Press Club, Rue Froissart 95
Brussels,1000Belgium
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Invitation to Breakfast event: TTIP: TRADING AWAY OUR FOOD AND FARMERS? Wednesday June 15th, 8h30-9h30 Location: Press Club – Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels Since the early days of the WTO, farming has been one of the hottest potatoes in trade talks. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could have major impacts on farming and food production in the European Union, increasing risks of harmful effects to public health. Corporate lobby groups on both sides of the Atlantic are…

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