La Via Campesina: VIIth International Conference - Press Kit

2017-05-12 VII Conf Final Poster Web EN.jpgThe international peasant’s movement La Via Campesina invites journalists from around the world to cover our VIIth International Conference, which will be held in Derio, Bizkaia (Basque Country), 16th – 24th July 2017. This will be preceded by the IVth International Assembly of LVC Youth and the Vth International Assembly of LVC Women.

In the current context of economic, environmental, and food crises, peasant movements from around the world will discuss the alternatives that food sovereignty and peasant farming offer in the face of agribusiness and the neoliberal model policies. The international peasant movement will look for strategies against green capitalism, land grabbing and the grabbing of other common goods which put the balance between the earth and humanity in danger.

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International Launch of La Via Campesina’s 7th International Conference

b_350_0_16777215_00_images_2016-06-14-Foto_Comunicado_VII_Conferencia.jpgLa Via Campesina Press Release

(June 13th, 2016)  On June 10th, La Via Campesina, together with members of the Political Coordination Committee, held a public event in Derio to mark the beginning of the process leading to the 7th International Conference, which will be held in the Basque country in July 2017. The International Conferences take place every four years. They constitute La Via Campesina’s highest collective decision-making body and its most important space for debate and discussion and for developing a mobilisation agenda for the peasant and farmer movement.

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