Tag: indigenous peoples

UN warns of abuses to defenders of indigenous peoples

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The expert of the UN Victoria Tauli-Corpuz said that it is still unknown to the masterminds of the assassination of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras.

UN today examines challenges in rights of indigenous peoples

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A high-level event that will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of the United Nations on the rights of indigenous peoples is planned for Tuesday.

Indigenous peoples of Venezuela highlighted its achievements to the UN

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The Aloha Núñez indigenous Ministers stressed that the Venezuelan Government has created 52 laws linked to the defense of peoples and indigenous communities.

Indigenous peoples of America carry their cultural identity to the cinema

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The FicMayab is a cinematographic space dedicated to the exhibition of the cultural identity and defence of indigenous peoples and the Pachamama. 

Purace community condemns killing of two indigenous people in Colombia

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The Group demanded the authorities to investigate the facts of the murder perpetrated by armed groups as soon as possible. 

Mexico will host the first World Meeting of Indigenous Poetry

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In order to raise awareness about indigenous languages, Mexico will host that will bring together 80 poets from around the world and other states of Mexico.

Honduran indigenous testify about violation of their rights

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The Special Rapporteur of Indigenous Peoples of the United Nations paid a visit to Honduras to verify the situation of indigenous peoples in the Central American country on human rights.

Morales: ancient peoples values ​​are recognized in the world

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Bolivian President welcomed the UN decision to approve early Andean peoples as a global standard for more efficient public management.

Rigoberta Menchú Maldonado regrets that excluded indigenous

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“Were not taken into account the social movements, indigenous people, peasants,” he complained the Nobel Peace Prize and indigenous leader, referring to the options presented by the new president of Guatemala for vice president.

Illegal mining threatens carbon stocks in the Amazon

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To prevent illegal actions strike out against the natural resources of the Amazon, it is necessary to legalize indigenous territories and for that we need between two thousand and four million.