In December, FIAN, TNI and the Critical Collective host three film & debate evenings at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague. We will screen short documentaries on land issues, ocean grabbing and alternative food systems. After each screening, we’ll have a discussion with the public about the film and its theme, led by an expert on the topic. Come and learn more about these themes and share your ideas.
TNI, together with Milieudefensie and ISS, will host a screening of the award-winning documentary ‘Unearthed’. The documentary investigates fracking across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, in order to understand what this new method of gas extraction could mean for the farmers and nature in the South African semi-arid Karoo region, where Shell plans on fracking.
With a greater number of casualties than the Afghanistan and Iraq campaigns combined, and very meagre results, the US is starting to reconsider the "War on Drugs", waged since the '70s. The paradox of the "repressive-only" approach - the tougher the government acts, the more profitable the drug trade becomes - is being increasingly exposed by the media, opinion leaders, and politicians.
Das Gesundheitsdezernat und das Drogenreferat der Stadt Frankfurt am Main veranstalten am 17. November 2014 die erste Frankfurter Fachtagung zu Cannabis.
This conference will explore the nexus between land and drugs.
This forum will discuss the international repercussions of the United States’ changing approach towards marijuana.
AEPF10 will tackle major themes or People’s Visions, which represent AEPF’s hopes for citizens of Europe and Asia. These are:
- Socially Just Trade and Investment
- Universal and Transformative Social Protection – Guaranteed Decent Work and Sustainable Livelihoods, Access to Essential Services and Social Security for All;
- Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Land and Natural Resource Management;
- Climate Justice, Sustainable Energy Production and Zero Waste; and
- Peace and Security
Publieksdebat met Minister Ploumen over de voor- en nadelen van het vrijhandelsverdrag tussen de EU en de VS
In contrast to what happened in other European countries, the Podemos phenomenon prevented that in Spain the frustration and discontent resulting from the EU austerity policies led to a raise of the support to far-right parties.
Small-scale farmers and fishers provide food for a large part of the world’s population in ways that sustain rural livelihoods, cultures and ecologies. Yet they are rarely consulted about the solutions needed to address hunger.