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Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania

24 Mayo 2018 - 16:10

While Tanzania’s indigenous peoples face all these threats, the Maasai peoples are especially experiencing that their land is confiscated in the name of conservation

Indigenous organisations outraged by Ethiopia's government land deal with iconic land grabbing company

24 Mayo 2018 - 15:30

Despite these findings, news about a new lease of 25.000 hectare land offered to the Indian owned Karuturi Global company has once again brought fear to the local communities

The Indigenous World 2018

25 Abr 2018 - 01:26

The increasing cases of forced evictions, land grabbing, criminalisation, killings, harassment and militarization on indigenous land compiled are showed in the book

Perú Equidad e Iwgia presentan informe alternativo al CERD 

24 Abr 2018 - 21:31

El informe fue presentado al Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial (CERD). El Estado peruano presentará su informe los días 25 y 26 de abril, en Ginebra, Suiza.

10 achievements worth celebrating in The Indigenous World

24 Abr 2018 - 00:10

Indigenous peoples, in partnership with civil society and other human rights defenders, have strengthened their resilience on all fronts, increased their capacity to...

Five alarming land grabbing cases

23 Abr 2018 - 10:40

In many countries forced evictions and land grabbing in the name of conservation, development and investments continues its encroachment with impunity

Anuncian lanzamiento de anuario Mundo Indígena 2018

17 Abr 2018 - 07:30

El lanzamiento será el miércoles 18 de abril a las 18:30 p.m. en la sede de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas, en la ciudad de Nueva York, Estados Unidos.

Indigenous peoples are recognised by the world's biggest climate fund

25 Mar 2018 - 16:09

With the adoption of the policy, a number of principles regarding indigenous peoples’ rights have been approved. These include their rights to free, prior and informed consent

Update: Indigenous leaders are threatened by Duterte in the Philippines

21 Mar 2018 - 06:26

President Duterte’s administration has recently made international headlines through its war on drugs, where brutal methods have led to thousands of death

Indigenous Music Theme at Tønder Festival

21 Mar 2018 - 05:56

Tønder Festival is this year presenting a series of musicians with roots in the indigenous cultures of Canada, Greenland, Australia and northern Scandinavia

Indigenous women target of rape in land-related conflicts in Bangladesh

15 Mar 2018 - 00:15

According to Kapaeeng Foundation’s latest research that will soon be published, only in 2017 an estimated 56 indigenous women were sexually or physically assaulted

Philippines: Distressing terrorist accusations against UN expert on indigenous peoples' rights and indigenous leaders

12 Mar 2018 - 04:31

The publication of this list is the most recent move by the government in a long conflict between defenders of indigenous peoples’ rights and the Duterte administration

Indigenous peoples welcome adoption of Green Climate Fund’s Indigenous Peoples Policy

28 Feb 2018 - 07:31

The policy recognizes indigenous peoples’ rights to land, territories and natural resources, their crucial and active contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation

África: Tanzania government stops violations of the Maasais in Loliondo

23 Nov 2017 - 02:46

Now, the government in Tanzania is taking important steps to solve the conflict in Loliondo by addressing the situation and the violations that have been committed

“Maps are more than housing and cultivation areas”

21 Nov 2017 - 10:22

Participatory action research involves the whole community. Elders as well as young people, literates and non-literates, men and women are all included.

Informe CIDH analiza la violencia y discriminación contra mujeres indígenas

28 Oct 2017 - 19:48

Las mujeres indígenas están expuestas a una intersección de formas de discriminación basadas en su identidad cultural, sexo y género, entre otros factores. Descargue informe.

New green powers in the global land grab violate indigenous peoples’ rights

17 Oct 2017 - 00:29

Mining, logging and other extractive industries have traditionally been some of the main threats to indigenous peoples’ land. But new and green powers have entered the race...

The Day of Indigenous Peoples has many names

16 Oct 2017 - 00:51

There is no doubt that the growing support for the Day of Indigenous Peoples on the American continent drives processes of reconciliation and intercultural dialogue

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