Monthly Archives: September 2018

Rights of indigenous children, adolescents and families to mental health and wellbeing

By | 24 September, 2018

The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) IACAPAP DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND FAMILIES TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING July 2018 IACAPAP declares recognition of certain fundamental mental health rights of children, adolescents and families of indigenous communities everywhere, in concert with the United Nations Convention… Read More »

Statement of Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to the Human Rights Council 39th Session

By | 19 September, 2018

    Statement of Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to the Human Rights Council 39th Session Geneva, 19 September 2018 Mr. President,Distinguished delegates,Indigenous peoples’ representatives,Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to address the Human Rights Council today and present my reports. I would like to start… Read More »

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her visit to Guatemala

By | 17 September, 2018

The report considers the situation of the indigenous peoples of Guatemala on the basis of information received by the Special Rapporteur during her visit to the country between 1 and 10 May 2018. The Special Rapporteur notes that the situation of the Maya, Xinka and Garifuna peoples is characterized by serious structural problems, particularly the… Read More »

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her visit to Guatemala

By | 16 September, 2018

The report considers the situation of the indigenous peoples of Guatemala on the basis of information received by the Special Rapporteur during her visit to the country between 1 and 10 May 2018. The Special Rapporteur notes that the situation of the Maya, Xinka and Garifuna peoples is characterized by serious structural problems, particularly the… Read More »

Report to Human Rights Council – 2018. Attacks against and criminalization of indigenous peoples defending their rights

By | 15 September, 2018

Human Rights CouncilThirty-ninth session10-28 September 2018 Agenda item 3Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development. A/HRC/39/17 PDF: En  Sp  Fr  Ru  Ch  Ar Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Note by the Secretariat The Secretariat has the honour… Read More »

UN experts urge prompt ratification of landmark Latin America and Caribbean environment treaty

By | 13 September, 2018

GENEVA (13 September 2018) – UN human rights experts* welcome the adoption of the landmark Escazú agreement and are now urging States in Latin America and the Caribbean to sign and ratify as quickly as possible a ground-breaking environment treaty for the region.   The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in… Read More »