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Contents with tag: Latin America

13 Nov 2014
First ever Social PreCOP on Climate Change delivers strong messages from civil society in the run-up to Lima Climate Summit

Last November 4-7, 2014, representatives of civil society and social movements from around the world gathered in Margarita Island in Venezuela for the Social PreCOP on Climate Change to present their analysis and demands for a meaningful climate action in preparation for the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru.

17 Mar 2014
IBON Int’l Director shares CSO concerns on upcoming GPEDC high-level meeting

IBON International Director Antonio Tujan Jr shares some insights and concerns in an interview after the recent 5th Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) Steering Committee (SC) Meeting.

1 Aug 2013
3rd International Meeting on Agroecology Launched in Brazil

Organized by the Instituto Giramundo Mutuando, a member-organization of the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), University of the State of Sao Paulo (UNESP) together with UFSCAR and the Movement of Landless Rural Workers, the Third International Meeting on Agroecology was launched last July 31. The organizers expect more than 2,000 participants including students, teachers, and producers in Brazil, Latin America, and other parts of the world.

23 May 2013
PCFS breakthroughs in LatAm and the Caribbean

VALPARAISO, Chile—An international conference on Women on Small-Scale Fisheries was held last June 5-7 composed of delegations from Costa Rica, Brazil, Nicaragua, Peru, Honduras, Salvador, and parts of Chile. The event was organized by the National Confederation of Artisanal Fishermen of Chile (CONAPACH) to discuss issues faced by artisanal fisherfolk and the national fishing law in Chile. Other matters also included in the discussion were issues concerning the Voluntary Guidelines for Small-Scale Fisherfolk of FAO and the discrimination on women’s work in the sea.

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