The Indonesian government has for the first time relinquished state forest into the custody of Indigenous communities in the eastern region of Papua
On the ground and in the courts, members of the Moi indigenous group are resisting oil palm expansion in West Papua, Indonesia
A Kulkalgal activist from the Torres Strait Islands has said the way the world often treats Indigenous people is an insult and that he is here at the Cop27 conference in Egypt “fighting for our home”.
At COP26 the voice of indigenous people was heard at the top table for the first time. Community leaders from the Arctic to the Amazon spoke of the crucial role that indigenous peoples could play in tackling the climate emergency and protecting biodiversity, but how they were being killed for protecting land that was rightfully theirs, and traditions – along with whole landscapes – were being bulldozed.
Indigenous groups in Indonesia ask EU for help enshrining rights as part of free-trade agreement
Ecuador’s Constitutional Court has ruled that an Indigenous community’s right to free, prior and informed consultation was violated by oil projects, and called for stronger protections to guarantee Indigenous communities’ rights to decide over extractive projects in their territories.
Carbon removal plans relying on land do not add up, says a new report
The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC took place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022. This served as an important opportunity to member States and stakeholders worldwide to scale up commitments to deliver on the Paris Agreement and Glasgow Climate Pact.
La biosfera del Río Plátano comienza a lo largo de la costa noreste de Honduras y se extiende al sur hacia el interior de las densas selvas tropicales.
The Bill seeks to regulate the structure and functioning of traditional courts in a uniform way. It also sets out to transform the traditional justice system to conform with constitutional values.
A la fecha, el Perú cuenta con 7 Reservas Indígenas y Territoriales, ubicadas en las regiones de Madre de Dios, Cusco, Huánuco, Loreto y Ucayali.