This online event – co-organized with The Eco Ruralis Peasant Association – will discuss the opportunities and obstacles in implementing the right to seeds enshrined in the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP) in Romania.
Representatives of peasant organizations, academia and relevant public institutions will debate about the opportunity offered by UNDROP to protect peasant seeds, agrobiodiversity and the livelihood of millions of peasants in Romania.
Panelists will also discuss the initiatives of production, distribution and exchange of peasant's seeds, which have developed in Romania, extremely popular among peasants and all those concerned about healthy food.
This event will take place online, benefiting from interpretation in Romanian and English.
The event starts at 14:30 (EET) – 13.30 (CET)
This online event – co-organized with The Eco Ruralis Peasant Association – discussed the opportunities and obstacles in implementing the right to seeds enshrined in the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP) in Romania.
At an online high-level meeting organized by Colombia’s Constitutional Court, our Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Dr Christophe Golay will present the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and its potential to protect the rights of peasants in the country.
Our new Research Brief discusses the protection of peasant’s right to seeds notably in light with the protection of this right in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas.
This training course explores the relationship between economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and provides participants with practical tools to include ESCR and the SDGs in their work.
From its adoption to its content and implementation, this training course provides a comprehensive overview of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants, as well as tools to protect and promote the rights of peasants, rural women, fisher, pastoralist and nomadic communities, as well as agricultural workers.
NYU Stern BH
This project aims at supporting the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights' project for the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
This project examines the relationship between the right to food and gender equality in ensuring food security in the context of land commercialization in two case-study countries, Cambodia and Ghana.