Category Archives: Coverage

Statements in support of indigenous human rights defenders in the Philippines

By | 27 March, 2018

“We call upon the Government of the Philippines to guarantee the rights of indigenous peoples, and particularly indigenous human rights defenders, in line with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” “We call on the Philippine Government to immediately remove the names of Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Joan Carling, Jose Molintas and other indigenous human… Read More »

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Free Prior and Informed Consent: A Local and Global Issue

By | 30 November, 2016

A research meeting, “Consultation and consent: Intercultural perspectives in resource governance”, was hosted by Matawa First Nations Management in Thunder Bay, Ontario over several days in late October 27,  2016. This event was a key milestone in the research project led by Dr. Terry Mitchell at Laurier University funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities… Read More »

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Brazil. Justice prohibits construction of mega project on indigenous land in Ceará

By | 31 July, 2016

BRAZIL, July 27, 2016. The Indigenous Land Bar Mundaú, belonging to the Tremembé people in Itapipoca (EC), has obtained the administrative ruling issued by the Ministry of Justice in August 2015, with 3,580 hectares. Since 2002, the community of Tremembé people waged a fight against the construction of a tourist megaproject called New Atlantis, in… Read More »

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General Assembly. Meeting coverage. 20th Meetings

By | 20 October, 2015

Seventieth Session,19th & 20th Meetings (AM & PM)GENERAL ASSEMBLYMEETINGS COVERAGE Indigenous Peoples’ Rights The Committee then resumed consideration of the rights of indigenous peoples with the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on that subject, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, whose presentation had been postponed by one day due to travel delays. Ms. TAULI-CORPUZ explained how the… Read More »

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Visit to Paraguay. Storify I

By | 22 November, 2014

  [View the story “Visita a Paraguay / Visit to Paraguay. November 2014” on Storify]   See full media coverage in Storify  

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