Poverty measurement, social programmes and Amazonian indigenous peoples: A Peruvian case study with the Wampis people

“... since 2008, the people have been living in great fear that social and vaccination programmes and laws are aimed at destroying the indigenous peoples [of Peru].”

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The Indigenous Navigator and the SDGs: Sustainable Development Goals and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Colombia

In its 2013 report on the human rights situation in Colombia, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) covered the critical humanitarian situation being experienced by a large proportion of the country’s indigenous peoples. The IACHR took the opportunity to make a large number of recommendations to the Colombian state with regard to adopting immediate measures to prevent, contain, investigate and sanction the massive violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) and of these peoples’ individual and collective rights, including the aggression and harassment of traditional authorities and indigenous leaders, for whom the risk was a real and immediate one (IACHR, 2013).1

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The right to citizenship: Challenges for forest indigenous peoples in Cameroon

On the 70th Anniversary of the International Declaration on Human Rights, the Gbabandi platform launched a Declaration and Report (french only) on access to citizenship for the indigenous forest peoples in Cameroon. Over 50 representatives from indigenous communities, Cameroonian civil society and the Government have come together in Yaoundé for this launch, which is part of a national dialogue on the rights of indigenous forest peoples and access to citizenship. 

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The Indigenous Navigator - December Newsletter

Read our December Newsletter by clicking the image below or following the link at the end of the page:

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The Indigenous Navigator provides a set of tools for indigenous peoples to systematically monitor the level of recognition and implementation of their rights.