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Land and Land Rights in the Paris Agreement Outcomes from COP 21

written on February 12th, 2016

Dr. Antonio “Tony” La Vina of the Ateneo School of Government reflects on the outcome of the UNFCCC COP 21 and its implications on land and land rights. He writes on how the Paris Agreement is a good start and how it can be cited as persuasive to support calls for promoting and securing community tenure […]

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2015 Global Landscapes Forum – Paris, France

written on December 8th, 2015

This year’s Global Landscapes Forum from December 5 to 6 at the Palais des Congres, Paris, France was attended by more than 3000 people working on environmental law and science, development policy, agriculture, forests, community tenure, indigenous peoples rights, among others. It was attended by a wide network of Civil Society Organizations, research institutions, media, […]

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Community Tenure and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

written on December 1st, 2015

This Joint Opinion will underscore that secure tenure for Indigenous Peoples and local communities is vital to achieve the transformation envisioned by the Sustainable Development Goals for the next 30 years. It is submitted for the consideration of national-level stakeholders tasked with crafting responses to implement the SDGs and international actors involved in the development […]

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Follow-up Brief: World Bank Safeguards & Community Tenure

written on December 1st, 2015

This brief is released as a follow-up to LCT’s Joint Opinion on Community Tenure, Climate Change and the World Bank Safeguards, released in December 2014 for the 20th UNFCCC COP in Lima, Peru. In July 2015, the Bank released a revised draft of its Environmental and Social Safeguards after a second phase of consultations. It […]

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JOINT OPINION BRIEF: Community Tenure, Climate Change, and The World Bank Safeguards

written on November 30th, 2014

The Lawyers for Community Tenure is pleased to present its first joint opinion.

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Forest Issues as Key Matter at COP 20, Lima

written on November 30th, 2014

The 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 20) held from December 1 to 12 in Lima, Peru builds on the groundwork of the Warsaw Framework on REDD+, which was adopted in November 2013.

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