Indigenous peoples’ rights key in stemming Amazon fires

1 Sep 2019 - 19:14

Indigenous peoples across the globe have been proven to be the world’s most effective guardians of our forests, managing roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s protected land

Greenland cannot be bought as it is not for sale

27 Ago 2019 - 10:09

Denmark does not “own” Greenland. Greenland is part of a State, which includes three nations; Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Is Kenya’s new land law strengthening indigenous peoples’ land rights?

15 Ago 2019 - 06:54

The main livelihood of pastoralists in Kenya—estimated to comprise 25 per cent of the national population—is increasingly being threatened by the growing rush for their land

International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples: Today’s major issues

7 Ago 2019 - 10:17

A record 400 environmental and human rights defenders were killed in 2017 – approximately half of whom were indigenous peoples who died defending their land and rights.

Indigenous peoples raise concerns at UN Climate Meeting in Abu Dhabi

7 Ago 2019 - 10:00

Indigenous peoples constitute only five per cent of the world’s population, but 80 % of the planet’s remaining biodiversity is found on indigenous peoples’ lands and territ...

IWGIA condemns killing of indigenous leader in Brazil

30 Jul 2019 - 08:49

Brazilian government data shows that 1,637 km2 have been deforested in just July 2019 so far—an area of forest almost the size of the entire country of Lebanon.

Diálogo sobre conocimiento y cultura indígena frente a la crisis climática

20 Jun 2019 - 23:47

Un importante panel sobre el rol del conocimiento y la cultura de los pueblos indígenas frente al cambio climático se realizará el 21 de junio en Bonn, Alemania, con panelistas de diversas partes del mundo.

Rights defenders on the agenda at Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn

20 Jun 2019 - 22:02

IWGIA is co-hosting one of the first events at this year’s Global Landscapes Forum, entitled: Defending nature together: Tackling growing threats against rights defenders.

Presentarán el libro "Mujeres Indígenas frente al Cambio Climático"

3 Jun 2019 - 13:20

Presentará el libro "Mujeres Indígenas frente al Cambio Climático" el jueves 6 de junio a las 5:30 p. m. en el auditorio de la Humanidades de la PUCP.

For Karamojong, pastoralism is our future, not our past

30 Mayo 2019 - 05:26

Even though there are the same specific concerns in the Ugandan legal framework with respect to pastoralism, key laws still guarantee certain rights of pastoralists.

Disponible el anuario: "El Mundo Indígena 2019"

25 Mayo 2019 - 13:06

"El Mundo Indígena", es un anuario que recopila información colaborativa de activistas y especialistas indígenas y no indígenas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas.

Putla: A 75-year-old woman indigenous rights defender

15 Mayo 2019 - 07:29

In the beginning of this millennium, the Souy people’s livelihood was under increasing pressure from newcomers who, illegally, entered their land and started cutting down tree

Landmark ruling provides compensation to indigenous peoples in Australia

2 Mayo 2019 - 10:22

Considering this aspect of the claim, the Court noted that relationship of Aboriginal peoples to their land encompasses all of the country, and not just sacred sites.

Indigenous peoples lives and their rights increasingly at risk

25 Abr 2019 - 06:29

“The intensification and exploitation of natural resources is increasingly a problem for indigenous peoples’ livelihoods and rights”: Julie Koch, IWGIA Executive Director.

Massacre on Fulani pastoralists in Mali

18 Abr 2019 - 22:31

The massacre is believed to be the deadliest incident of ethnic violence in Mali in a generation and is a result of escalating conflict over natural resources.

Serious Deterioration of Human Rights and Indigenous Rights Conditions in Brazil

20 Mar 2019 - 13:12

There are 896.917 indigenous persons in Brazil (305 ethnic groups). The main challenge for them is the threat that new indigenous territories will no longer be established.

Bolivia: Atlas Sociopolítico explica estrategias territoriales indígenas en Tierras Bajas

14 Mar 2019 - 00:06

Publicación contiene más de 200 mapas de los 58 territorios indígenas de las Tierras Bajas de Bolivia, los cuales fueron reclamados al Estado boliviano durante los últimos 20 años.

Internacional: Autonomía, Autogobierno y Autodeterminación en debate

12 Mar 2019 - 08:16

En México se inició el Seminario internacional: Derechos de los pueblos indígenas a la autonomía y autogobierno como manifestación del derecho a la autodeterminación. Folleto: libre descarga.