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National/International: Mexico - First Country to Ratify TPP-11

(@Convergencia)

On April 24th, the Chamber of Senators ratified in plenary session the Integral and Progressive Treaty of Transpacific Association (TPP-11) with 73 votes in favor, 24 against and four abstentions. 510 more words

Mexico

Chiefs of 133 First Nations join fight against Kinder Morgan pipeline

The Canadian National Observer published the following article:

The organization representing First Nations in Ontario has joined a nationwide treaty alliance calling for a ban on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and other fossil fuel projects. 550 more words

Climate Change

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

Uganda

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

ABORIGINAL PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO PROTEST THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES AS STOLEN WEALTH

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

Agenda21

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

Chiapas