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Certificate of Customary Ownership of Land in Uganda, Caution Please!

These are 2015 UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Recommendations on Certificates of Customary Ownerships of land that is under Customary Tenure in Uganda:

Before implementing any CCO (Certificate of Customary Ownership) intervention in a particular area, document customary land tenure rules applicable to specific communities at the district or sub-county levels. 450 more words


Storytelling To Make A Change

“When we develop the right story, and learn how to tell it, it will infect the minds of people across the political spectrum. Those who tell the stories run the world.’’ 579 more words

Research And Projects


From johnpilger.com

Australia has always wanted to stake a claim on Aboriginal culture – but only when it benefits them. They remain ignorant when the legislative bullets are fired to weaken and destroy it, and do not seek to protect it when the right to culture and ceremony is in the way of profit and white prosperity. 346 more words

APRadio first episode by Peter Spencer exposing Government Theft of YOUR LAND

Harry Palmer introduces the first in a series of interviews with activist and true Australian patriot, Peter Spencer. Today we find out who Peter Spencer is and where he came from. 100 more words


National/International: Actions for International Day against Dams and in Defense of Rivers and Water

Action in Chenalho for International Day against Dams (@Otros Mundos)

Since 1997, in the framework of the first International Meeting of People Affected by Dams held in Curitiba (Brazil), representatives of 20 countries declared March 14th as the Day of Action against Dams to denounce water management projects and demand equitable and sustainable management of rivers. 481 more words


Reading the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s report included Calls to Action for churches. One of these requested churches to begin to educate their constituencies about the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples (affectionately known as DRIPS), with the goal to ensure we are complying with the Declaration.  576 more words

Living Into Right Relations

National: CEMDA 2017 Report Shows Increase in Vulnerability of Environmental Defenders

Press conference for CEMDA 2017 report (@CEMDA)

On March 5th, the Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA in its Spanish a acronym) publicly presented its “Annual Report on the Situation of Defenders of Environmental Human Rights in Mexico, 2017”. 544 more words

Human Rights