The Executive Committee (EC) of the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) concluded its annual meeting on June 21, 2019. The Global Co-Chairpersons Razan Zuayter and Sylvia Mallari led the EC meeting. Other EC members and regional representatives including LAC coordinator Alex Barrios, Africa interim coordinator Gershom Kabaso, Europe coordinator Julie Smith, and Global Secretariat Coordinator Rhoda Gueta also attended the meeting.
PCFS LAC member Instituto Politecnico Tomas Katari (IPTK) hosted the Regional Training on Climate Justice in partnership with IBON International, held 15 to 16 April 2019 in Sucre, Bolivia. A total of 53 participants coming from Bolivia, Guatemala, Argentina, and Colombia joined the training.
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.
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.
PCFS, representing the Rural Sector Constituency, joined the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) 6th […]
Last October, the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) participated in the annual Forum of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)[i] for relations with the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS). It was held at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy.