7 Apr 2014

Our Land Our Business Campaign, joined by Ekta Parishad

Our Land Our Business Campaign, joined by Ekta Parishad

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CICODEV Africa, CNOP, Ekta Parishad, Green Scenery, INSAF, The Oakland Institute /The Rules and The Solidarity Movement for Ethiopia launched the campaign Our Land Our Business, to hold the World Bank accountable for its role in the rampant theft of land and resources from some of the world’s poorest people--farmers, pastoralists, and indigenous communities.

The video is also available at the following links:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koI6lGxhPj8

French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDVbWyw0Z5M

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDVbWyw0Z5M

Over 50 organizations from around the world have already signed the attached joint statement. Organizations have until April 9, 2014, to sign onto the statement by sending an email to ourlandourbusiness@therules.org indicating name, organization, country and contact email. The statement will be presented to the World Bank at the Spring meeting in Washington on April 11, 2014. Please help spread the word and get as many endorsements as possible in the coming days.

There is also a petition that individuals can be signed at www.ourlandourbusiness.org.

You can email ourlandourbusiness@therules.org with any questions or information on the campaign. 

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