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Repeal the 2012 VFV Law in Burma! Carry out a genuinely pro-people land reform policy!

PCFS slams the Aung San Suu Kyi-led Burma government for pushing this law and its impracticable amendments – a far cry from its promise of protecting the land rights of farmers. In fact, the VFV law was made stricter. Four years since NLD broke the country’s military junta, the government has opted to abide with the trends on land policies perpetuated by international and development finance institutions that undermine food sovereignty and deny the land rights of farmers and Indigenous Peoples. No plan to amend the law or even the constitution will be able to resolve landlessness in Burma if the development framework is to “draw more investment.”

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PCFS and PANAP solidarity message for the 35th Cordillera Day

Our voices here today could only resound the calls that the Indigenous Peoples of Cordillera have been demanding the government to heed for a long time. Policymakers must now begin to recognize the rights of one of the most vulnerable segments of the society, to protect and promote their access to and control over lands and resources, and to advance their right to genuine pro-people development.

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PCFS joins the Global Civil Society Summit 2019

This initiative aims to bring together a wide cross section of civil society global leadership to issue a Declaration and Call to Action that essentially say ‘enough is enough’ in the attacks on civil society and human rights defenders. The Summit issued a Declaration that leaders signed at the Summit as well as a more specific Call to Action for governments with actions that can make a difference.

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FOREGROUND: Movement Building Trainings

The Movement Building Training is a collaborative effort of the PCFS and its members and networks in the target countries which was identified as a priority country where the building or strengthening of a people’s movement is urgently needed.

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