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 »

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… Read More »

Impacto de las inversiones internacionales y el libre comercio sobre los derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas, Informe a la Asamblea General

By | 19 October, 2015

La Relatora Especial sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas presenta este informe a la Asamblea General de conformidad con el mandato que le confirió el Consejo de Derechos Humanos en su resolución 27/13. En el informe, la Relatora Especial ofrece un resumen de sus actividades posteriores a la presentación del su anterior informe a… Read More »

Repercusiones de las inversiones internacionales y el libre comercio sobre los derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas, Informe a la Asamblea General, 2015

By | 12 October, 2015

Naciones UnidasAsamblea General Septuagésimo período de sesiones Tema 70 a) del programa provisional Derechos de los pueblos indígenas A/70/3017 de agosto de 2015 Derechos de los pueblos indígenas Nota del Secretario General El Secretario General tiene el honor de transmitir el informe de la Relatora Especial del Consejo de Derechos Humanos sobre los derechos de… Read More »