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 »

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 »

12th Session of EMRIP. Statement of Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By | 18 July, 2019

12th Session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Statement of Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesGeneva, 18 July 2019 Item 8. Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Chair of the UNPFII, the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary… Read More »