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O Conselho Indígena de Roraima e outras ONGs destacam a violação de direitos dos povos indígenas no Brasil em relatório ao Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU - Boletim de Imprensa

No dia 19 de novembro de 2007, o Conselho Indígena de Roraima (CIR), Rainforest Foundation-US, Forest Peoples Programme, e o Programa de Direito e Política Indígena da Universidade do Arizona informaram o Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU (Conselho) sobre a continuada situação de violação de direitos dos povos indígenas da Raposa Serra do Sol.

Land is life: Land rights and oil palm development in Sarawak

This report reveals escalating conflicts between indigenous peoples and oil palm companies due to the rapid expansion of plantations in the Malaysian State of Sarawak. Based on field interviews with community representatives in 12 different villages the report details:

  • rapid rate of expansion of oil palm plantations in Sarawak
  • reasons for the conflicts over native customary lands
  • why some 40 legal cases about land conflicts between communities and oil palm companies are now clogging the courts in Sarawak
  • concerns raised by the communities about the plantations
  • how the process of oil palm development in Sarawak is contrary to international standards adopted by the Rountable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
  • recommendations for reform

Statement by the International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change (IFIPCC) on ‘reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation' (REDD) agenda item at the UNFCCC climate negotiations. November 2007

The International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change (IFIPCC) The 13th Session of Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC SBSTA 27, agenda item 5/REDD November 2007

Thank you Mr. President, on behalf of the International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change, I would like to express our profound concern about reducing emissions from deforestation (REDD).