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Defesnse of Land and Water as a Strategy to Eradicate Poverty, a UN CSocD Side Event

Poverty manifests when human rights are denied. One of the most fundamental forms of this denial emerges through land and water grabbing by the extractive industries. Land and water defenders have protested such conduct, taking action to highlight this global harm. This February 2, 2017 panel discusses issues faced by communities as well as diplomatic, political, and legal solutions.