Monthly Archives: November 2014

UN Special Rapporteur: Statement upon conclusion of the visit to Paraguay

By | 28 November, 2014

Asuncion. 28 November 2014 – The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, provided his preliminary observations and recommendations at a press conference upon conclusion of his 8-day visit to Paraguay. During his time in the country, she carried out a series of meetings with Government representatives at the national and provincial… Read More »

End of Mission to Paraguay Statement: UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

By | 28 November, 2014

28 November 2014. I am now concluding my visit to Paraguay in my capacity as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples. Over the last eight days, I have met with national and departmental government authorities, indigenous peoples of Paraguay, organizations and individuals in several parts of the country. In addition to being… Read More »

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Paraguay: UN rights expert to assess indigenous peoples’ participation and land and resource rights

By | 19 November, 2014

GENEVA / ASUNCIÓN (19 November 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will carry out an official visit to Paraguay from 21 to 28 November 2014 to study the situation of indigenous peoples in the country . “I will explore, among others, the issues of land… Read More »

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Paraguay: UN rights expert to assess indigenous peoples’ participation and land and resource rights

By | 19 November, 2014

GENEVA / ASUNCIÓN (19 November 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will carry out an official visit to Paraguay from 21 to 28 November 2014 to study the situation of indigenous peoples in the country . “I will explore, among others, the issues of land… Read More »

How a Filipina Activist Fights for Human Rights at the U.N.

By | 17 November, 2014

[CI, 17 November, 2014] Earlier this year, CI board member and human rights activist Victoria Tauli-Corpuz was appointed as the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the Human Rights Council President. She is the first woman and the first person from a developing country to hold this three-year position. Vicky attended… Read More »

UN Special Rapporteur: Despite Efforts to Advance Development, Rights of Indigenous Peoples Remain Few and Far Between

By | 14 November, 2014

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Reports on World Conference of Indigenous Peoples, Calls for Stronger Recognition and Protection of Essential Human Rights (Geneva, November 14, 2014). Despite global efforts by the United Nations to advance social and economic development , the rights of Indigenous Peoples remain widely neglected and often unenforced, according to Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special… Read More »