Monthly Archives: October 2015

Honduras. Relatora Especial realizará visita oficial para evaluar situación de los pueblos indígenas

By | 28 October, 2015

La Relatora Especial de las Naciones Unidas Sobre los Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, realizará una visita oficial a Honduras del 2  al 10 de noviembre de 2015 para estudiar la situación de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en el país. Se trata de la primera visita que realiza a Honduras una… Read More »

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Statement by United Nations experts on the ECLAC’s negotiation of a regional instrument on environmental democracy

By | 22 October, 2015

22 October 2015 On the eve of a precedent-setting negotiation, we express our strong support for the efforts by governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to agree on a regional instrument on rights of access to information, participation, and justice in environmental matters. This negotiation is one of the most important steps ever taken… Read More »

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UN experts urge Latin America and the Caribbean to adopt trend-setting agreement on environmental democracy

By | 22 October, 2015

GENEVA (22 October 2015) – In an open statement (*) published today, a group of United Nations human rights experts have expressed their strong support for the efforts by governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to agree on a regional legal instrument on rights of access to information, participation, and justice in environmental matters.… 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 »

Statement by Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to 70th session of the UN General Assembly

By | 20 October, 2015

  [New York, October 20, 2015.] “I have the honor to present today my second report to the General Assembly.” “I dedicate the thematic section of the present report to an analysis of international investment agreements and investment clauses of free trade regimes and their impacts on the rights of indigenous peoples.“ “The present report… Read More »

Statement by Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to 70th session of the UN General Assembly

By | 20 October, 2015

Statement by Victoria Tauli Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples 70th session of the General AssemblyThird CommitteeItem # 70 (a) 20 October 2015New York Mr. President,Your Excellencies, Distinguished delegates,Ladies and gentlemen, I have the honor to present today my second report to the General Assembly. I would like to start by expressing… Read More »

The impact of international investment and free trade on the human rights of indigenous peoples. Report to the General Assembly

By | 19 October, 2015

The present report is submitted to the General Assembly by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples pursuant to her mandate under Human Rights Council resolution 27/13.In the report, the Special Rapporteur provides a summary of her activities since her last report to the General Assembly. She dedicates the thematic section of the… Read More »

The impact of international investment and free trade on the human rights of indigenous peoples. Report to the General Assembly, 2015

By | 12 October, 2015

United Nations General Assembly Seventieth sessionItem 70 (a) of the provisional agenda*Rights of indigenous peoples A/70/3017 August 2015   Pdf version: [En] [Sp] [Fr] [Ar] [Ru] [Ch] Rights of indigenous peoplesNote by the Secretary-General The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights… Read More »