Monthly Archives: September 2019

Statement of Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to the Human Rights Council 42nd Session 2019

By | 23 September, 2019

Statement ofMs. Victoria Tauli-CorpuzSpecial Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Human Rights Council 42nd Session Geneva, 18 September 2019 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 by expressing my gratitude to the… Read More »

A/74/149. The right of indigenous peoples’ to autonomy or self-government. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to UN General Assembly 2019

By | 14 September, 2019

United Nations General AssemblySeventy-fourth sessionItem 69 (a) of the preliminary listRights of indigenous peoples} A/74/149 17 July 2019 PDF  En – Sp – Fr – Ru – Ch – Ar Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples   Summary The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. In the first part of the… Read More »

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Report to Human Rights Council – 2019. Indigenous peoples and justice

By | 14 September, 2019

Human Rights Council Forty-second session 9–27 September 2019 Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development PDF: En  Sp  Fr  Ru  Ch  Ar A/HRC/42/37 Rights of indigenous peoples Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Summary The… Read More »

Visit to Ecuador, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

By | 14 September, 2019

The report reviews the situation of the indigenous peoples of Ecuador on the basis of information received by the Special Rapporteur during her visit to the country between 19 and 29 November 2018. The Special Rapporteur takes note of the current openness to dialogue between theGovernment and the indigenous peoples. The 2008 Constitution provides a good basis… Read More »

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Visit to Timor-Leste. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

By | 14 September, 2019

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, visited Timor-Leste from 8 to 16 April 2019. The present report contains recommendations relating to, inter alia, the formal and customary justice systems, land tenure, consultation and consent, conservation and climate change adaptation measures, education and nutrition. Timorese indigenous culture and languages are particularly diverse… Read More »

Honduras Government and businesses must ensure protection of rights of people affected by development projects, say UN experts

By | 4 September, 2019

GENEVA (29 August 2019) – The Government of Honduras must act now to address the root causes of social conflict and profound distrust in the ability of State institutions to promote a fair and inclusive economy, a team of UN human rights experts has concluded after a 10-day visit. All people affected by development projects… Read More »