Date 6 Dec 2022

This dialogue will enable Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendant Peoples, and local communities from the global North and South to share experiences, challenges, and solutions; highlight their…

Date 5 Dec 2022

The Rights and Resources Initiative and the Tenure Facility, in collaboration with the Forest Tenure Funders Group, will host a hybrid meeting to discuss the…

Date 26 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), the Black Communities Process (PCN), and the Observatory of Ethnic and Peasant Territories (OTEC of the Javeriana University in…

Date 14 Oct 2022

In this Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Live, we’ll hear from Alain Frechette of the Rights and Resources Initiative—which, along with the Indigenous Peoples Major Group…

Date 29 Sep 2022

RRI and the Donor Working Group invite you to a virtual discussion between Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and local communities (LCs) and the donors of the historic…

Date 7 Feb 2022

The launch of a new report that brings together data and stories from communities on the ground to re-position global human rights and conservation discourses…

Date 12 Oct 2021 to 14 Oct 2021

Location: Lomé

Country: Togo

From October 12-14, 36 ministers, senior government officials, and civil society representatives from 12 African countries gathered in Lomé, Togo to exchange lessons and new…

Date 5 Oct 2021

Peer to peer learning and consultation among Indigenous, Afro-descendant and local community women’s networks in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Read more here.

Date 16 Sep 2021

On September 16, 2021, RRI and the UK Government’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) hosted a discussion on new opportunities and ongoing efforts to…

Date 29 Jul 2021

Peer to peer learning and consultation among Indigenous, Afro-descendant and local community women’s networks in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Read more here.

Date 2 Jun 2021

Peer to peer learning and consultation among Indigenous, Afro-descendant and local community women’s networks in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Read more here.

Date 11 Feb 2021

A Discussion on Criminalization of Land and Environmental Rights Defenders in East Africa. Read more here.

Date 19 Nov 2015 to 19 Nov 2015

Country: Colombia

El día 19 de noviembre, se llevará a cabo la “Audiencia Pública: ¿Reglamentar o no? Consulta Previa y Participación” en el Salón de la Constitución…

Date 26 Mar 2014 to 26 Mar 2014

Location: Washington, DC

Country: USA

On March 26, Jenny Springer, Director, Global Programs at RRI chaired a session on Scaling Up Strategies for Securing Community Land and Resource Rights at…

Date 4 Mar 2014 to 8 Mar 2014

Location: Monrovia

Country: Liberia

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, 8 March, REFACOF (African Women's Network for Community Management of Forests), the Foundation for Community Initiatives, and the Rights…

Date 5 Feb 2014 to 5 Feb 2014

Location: London

Country: United Kingdom

There was much good rhetoric and many encouraging pronouncements on community land rights in 2013 – from courts, governments, and some of the world’s largest…

Date 20 Nov 2013 to 23 Nov 2013

Location: São Luís

Country: Brazil

Through the 20th -23rd of November, 2013, the Center of Black Culture of Maranhão, supported by RRI and other organizations, will be holding an International…

Date 7 Nov 2013 to 8 Nov 2013

Location: Washington

Country: USA

Gender justice is a cross cutting objective of the RRI coalition. Women in collective tenure regimes and customary systems still face particular challenges in advancing…

Date 30 Oct 2013 to 31 Oct 2013

Location: Bogota

Country: Colombia

The Asociación Ambiente Sociedad, the Instituto del Bien Común, and RRI, will hold the workshop, Socialization of the Studies and Maps of the Investment Projects…

Date 28 Oct 2013 to 29 Oct 2013

Location: Quito

Country: Ecuador

This workshop has been organized by RRI and Forest Trends. Its goal is to discuss value added opportunities regarding tenure rights issues that emerge from…

Date 21 Oct 2013 to 25 Oct 2013

Location: Bali

Country: Indonesia

MegaFlorestais 2013 was held on October 21-25, 2013, and co-hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry, in cooperation with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Twenty-five…

Date 27 Sep 2013 to 28 Sep 2013

Location: Managua

Country: Nicaragua

This two-day workshop, led by Nitlapan, in collaboration with RRI, aims to contribute to the issue of gender justice, women’s rights in discussions and regional…

Date 18 Sep 2013 to 20 Sep 2013

Location: Interlaken

Country: Switzerland

The lack of clarity and recognition of community-level land and resource rights across the developing world has become a global crisis, undermining progress on social…