From the struggle for food-sovereignty to a United Nations declaration protecting the human rights of small-scale fishers

March 6, 2015 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

The WFFP urges for better protection of small-scale fishers at the inter-governmental working group of the Human Rights Council on…

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Jorge Varela, special invitee of the WFFP

Open letter to the President of the Republic of Honduras

February 27, 2015 | News, Statement | 1 Comment |

10 February, 2015 The struggle against Ocean Grabbing is a struggle of all fisher peoples across the world. In solidarity…

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Mr. Muhammad Ali Shah of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

WFFP statement to the working group of the Human Rights Council on the Peasants Declaration

February 2, 2015 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

  “My plea is simple — to reject the commodification of nature. Land grabs were the start of market-led colonisation;…

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World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) statement on the ebola crisis in West Africa

November 16, 2014 | Statement | 0 Comments |

World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) calls for increased support for communities struck by Ebola The World Forum of Fisher…

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Statement read to the plenary session of the UN Committee on Food Security, October 2014

October 15, 2014 | News, Statement | 1 Comment |

Statement made by: Naseegh Jaffer For the Global Civil Society Group (incorporating WFFP) President, on behalf of the Civil Society Mechanism, we…

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A ‘Boat March’ from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram

October 14, 2014 | News, Statement | 1 Comment |

From PP John, President, Kerala Swathanthra Malsyathozhilaly Federation (KSMTF) A ‘Boat March’ from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram – with a slogan “Protect  Sea,…

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WFFP Unites Fishers across the Globe

August 27, 2014 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

“UPHOLD our human and fishing rights as fisherfolk of the world, protect our livelihoods, pursue social justice for fishing communities,…

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Ocean Grabbing – A Worldwide Threat

August 27, 2014 | Report, Statement | 1 Comment |

  In an address to the United Nations General Assembly in 2012, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to…

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CSO Opening Statement of SSF Guidelines

June 9, 2014 | Statement | 0 Comments |

On behalf of the World Forum of Fisher People, the World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fish Workers, the International…

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Joint Opening Statement at the Technical Consultation on International Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small Scale Fisheries

May 20, 2013 | Statement | 0 Comments |

Statement made by: Zoila Bustamente Cardenas on behalf of the World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fish Workers (WFF), World Forum of…

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