Monthly Archives: March 2019

Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples – 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

By | 28 March, 2019

The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the 18th annual session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York. The meetings will be held in the afternoon between 3 and 6 PM of 25th and 26th of April 2019. Representatives of… Read More »

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PARAGUAY.Tras 20 años de espera, se concretó finalmente la titulación de la Finca 384, del Pueblo Ayoreo Totobiegosode​

By | 23 March, 2019

PARAGUAY. Indígenas del pueblo Ayoreo Totobiegosode recibieron el título del inmueble conocido como Finca 384, de 18.000 hectáreas, situado en el distrito de Puerto Casado, Patrimonio Natural y Cultural del pueblo Ayoreo Totobiegosode (Alto Paraguay, Chaco), por parte del Instituto Paraguayo del Indígena (INDI). El Estado paraguayo había pagado hace más de 20 años por esta… Read More »

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Venezuela: UN experts condemn widespread rights violations reported during protests

By | 21 March, 2019

GENEVA (21 March 2019) – Human rights violations which are reported to have taken place during protests in Venezuela have been condemned by UN human rights experts* as systematic and pervasive. “We are deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating economic, social and political situation in Venezuela and call upon the authorities to take urgent and… Read More »

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Call for inputs on upcoming country visit to Timor Leste 8 to 16 April 2019

By | 13 March, 2019

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples is collecting information in preparation of her upcoming country visit to Timor Leste which will take place from 8 to 16 April 2019. In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders, the Special Rapporteur welcomes all relevant submissions that indigenous organisations and other stakeholders may wish… Read More »

Nota técnica sobre la consulta y el consentimiento libre, previo e informado de los pueblos indígenas en México

By | 12 March, 2019

Nota técnica sobre la consulta y el consentimiento libre, previo e informado de los pueblos indígenas en México Febrero de 2019 Victoria Tauli-Corpuz,Relatora Especial de Naciones Unidassobre los Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas Desde mi visita oficial a México, en noviembre de 2017, he seguido con atención las acciones encaminadas a la implementación de las… Read More »

Guatemala Congress must not pass “amnesty” bill for rights violations, say UN experts

By | 11 March, 2019

GENEVA (11 March 2019) – UN human rights experts* are urging the Congress of Guatemala not to pass a new bill which would set up a general amnesty for serious human rights violations committed during the armed internal conflict. The bill seeks to amend Guatemala’s National Reconciliation Law which has been the basis of trials… Read More »