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Land Rights: A Crucial Strategy for Combatting Climate Change

By Alfred Brownell and Devan Braun Land is connected to many of our most pressing global issues. For example, a significant body of empirical evidence supports the view that strengthening indigenous and local communities’ legal rights to their land is … Continue reading

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Why land rights? An answer in two days…

By Kevin Murray On December 7 & 8, the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) held its 12th Human Rights Institute at Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL). The two-day event, entitled “Land Rights in the Era … Continue reading

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PHRGE Faces the Land Rights Imperative

Land rights is the human rights issue of the 21st century. So insists Chris Jochnick, C.E.O. of Landesa and keynote speaker at PHRGE’s 12th Human Rights Institute to be held at Northeastern University School of Law on December 7 and … Continue reading

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PHRGE co-op spawns community storytelling project in Costa Rica

While a student at Northeastern University School of Law, I was fortunate to be able to pursue two human rights co-ops with the support of the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy. I completed my first co-op during … Continue reading

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