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February 24, 2021

UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: What it Means for Canada

Event Date: February 24, 2021


Geneviève Savigny, La Vía Campesina’s Peasant Rights Collective, Confédération Paysanne, France

Jessie MacInnis, La Vía Campesina’s Peasant Rights Collective, National Farmers Union

Nadia Lambek, human rights lawyer & chair, Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy

On February 24, 2021, the Centre for Human Rights Research hosted a virtual panel on the “UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants”, exploring:
– Why is UNDROP necessary?
– What Does UNDROP Mean for Canada? and
– The Rights of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada

The panel was chaired by Dr. Annette Aurélie Desmarais, Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty, University of Manitoba.


Watch the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TlIFYUFCPo

Read a summary: https://chrr.info/chrr-themes/right-to-food-and-water/7196-2/

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