The Peoples' Protocol on Climate Change (PPCC) aims to involve the grassroots sectors in the climate change discourse by developing their capacities for engagement and action. It also aims to pressure governments and international bodies to put the people's perpectives and aspiration on the negotiating table in drawing up a post-2012 climate change framework.
The people are the worst affected and yet are the least empowered. It is urgent, more than ever, for the people to unite and create their own spaces to raise their own concerns and issues on climate change.
|Land Grabbing in Asia : A Case Study from the Philippines (September 29, 2011)|
|Thursday, 13 October 2011 14:01|
The Asia-Pacific Working Group organized in September 2011 a public forum on the issue of land grabbing in the Philippines with Maria Theresa Nera-Lauron as guest speaker.
Ms. Nera-Lauron is a member of IBON International, which recently participated in an international fact finding mission to investigate a case of land grabbing the Isabela province of the Philippines. The forum was held at the Centre d’études de l’Asie de l’Est (CÉTASE) of the Université de Montréal. This event was organized jointly with the CÉTASE, the Network on Transnational Dynamics and Collective Action (REDTAC) and the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in International Development and Society (CIRDIS). You can download the presentation of Ms. Nera-Lauron by following the link below.
Foreign Land Acquisition: Perspectives on Global Landgrabs (PDF of powerpoint)
Source : http://www.ccic.ca
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03 December 2011
11:30 - 13:30
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