Land, Food Security and Human Rights in Angola
Autumn Conference of the Angolan Round-Table of German Non Governmentale Organizations
mit einem Beitrag von erlassjahr.de am 18. Oktober 2018, 10:00-11:00 Uhr:
Angola‘s debt problem: Reflection on Angola’s Perspectives in light of the persistently low oil price and high public debt. Which reforms does the country need?
Ankündigung der Veranstalter
The Angola Round Table convenes for the third time a conference in Berlin. This year, four representatives of the Angolan civil society are invited to participate in the conference.
At the presentation of the study on „Large Investments on Land in Angola“, the sociologist Rainer Tump will point out the dimension of extensive land and forestry projects by private companies. This study will include the outcome of a conference of Angolan civil society organizations held in Luanda on February 2018. Land is the guarantee for the implementation of the human right to food, especially for the rural population.
Which topics currently define the respect of Human Rights in Angola, how and if the Universal Periodical Review process (UPR) of the UN Hhuman Rrights Council is helpful and how the climate change affects the right to food, these are among others issues that our Guests from Angola will address. At the same time, socio-economic aspects of the critical economic situation as well as the countries high indebtedness will be highlighted.
Topics such as resilience, food security and the consequences of climate change will be explained in a presentation focusing on the heavily affected Southern provinces (Cunene, Huíla and Kuando Kubango).
Four Guests from Angola, including the representative of the Angolan women’s network, are among the key speakers