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COP 20: Indigenous peoples call to prioritize community adaptation in climate agreements

- Adaptation is essential to prevent and addressing the vulnerable populations to climate change.

Servindi, 17 December 2014.- The Unity Pact of Indigenous Organizations of Peru called on COP 20 negotiators to adopt clear and transparent commitments to promote community adaptation programs that incorporate indigenous peoples as allies in the fight against climate change. Seguir leyendo…

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“The Earth is burning, let´s change the system!”

- Massive march demanded strong climate commitments in defense of Mother Earth.

Servindi, 11 December 2014. The people responded. A crowd of more than 15 thousand people, according to the organizers, marched peacefully to demand the COP 20 for firm and binding commitments against climate change. Seguir leyendo…

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Cajamarca organizations received a warm welcome at the People’s Summit

CP, 10 December, 2014.- Today, minutes after one o’clock in the afternoon and following a long tour, the delegation of Cajamarca made its entry into the Parque de la Exposición and the People’s Summit. Seguir leyendo…

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Indigenous peoples fine-tune key proposals at the COP 20

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- Indigenous Peoples PreCOP worked out proposals for the official climate summit.

Servindi, 8th December, 2014.- Applying a rights-based approach, recognizing and respecting indigenous ancestral knowledge, respect free, prior and informed consent in decisions affecting indigenous peoples and the inclusion of safeguards in the 2015 global climate agreement are some of the main proposals made by the indigenous peoples at the COP 20. Seguir leyendo…

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Antolín Huáscar: “The decisions made at COP20 are political, not environmental”

- Social organizations call to participate in the People’s March on 10th December.

By Arnold Rodríguez

8th December, 2014.- The President of the National Agrarian Confederation (CNA) and spokesman for the People’s Summit on Climate Change, Antolin Huascar, said that the decisions made at the COP20 are more political than environmental. Seguir leyendo…

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Alternative Summit of the COP 20 launches full activities program

People’s Summit, December 2, 2014.- A full program of self-organized activities promoted by civil society organizations from different continents will be held in the People’s Summit on Climate Change, from 8 to 11 of December in Lima, Peru. Seguir leyendo…

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Brazil’s Javari valley threatened by Peruvian oil, warn tribes

Matsés man Alesandro Dunu Mayoruna, from Sao Meireles village in Brazil, painted with achiote to receive visitors and talk about oil company Pacific Rubiales. Photograph: David Hill

- Indigenous peoples say oil operations by Canadian firm in Peru pose danger to Brazil.

By David Hill

An indigenous people whose territories are divided by the Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are vehemently opposed to oil exploration on the Peruvian side and are prepared to fight companies in order to keep them out. Seguir leyendo…

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Peoples Summit without logistical and financial support from the Government

- Marked by austerity, the People’s Summit will host thousands of people.

By José Carlos Díaz Zanelli

Servindi, 1 December, 2014.- In parallel to the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to be held from 1 to 12 of December, Lima will also be the host of the People’s Summit on Climate Change, an event that will bring together thousands of people independently of governments and business groups. Seguir leyendo…

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People’s Summit request the government to provide locations to host the social delegations

Image: Jonathan Hurtado / Servindi

Servindi, 26 November, 2014. – The People’s Summit Against Climate Change will be held in Lima in a few weeks but where to host all the visitants coming from the inlands regions of Peru and abroad is still a matter of concern. Seguir leyendo…

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Who’s watching multinational companies operating in the peruvian amazon rainforest?

Environmental monitor from Kukama Kukamiria indigenous people (Northern Peru). ©PUINAMUDT,

By Camille Cordasco*

26 november 2014.- Who knows better the Amazon forest than the indigenous communities that occupy and own its spaces? In the northern Amazon in Peru, in the region of Loreto, it’s been now years that indigenous leaders are patrolling, watching, monitoring, taking pictures and filming any environmental incident that might have been caused by multinational oil companies operating in their ancestral territories. Seguir leyendo…

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