Statement delivered to World Bank and 32 governments expressing serious concerns over the Bank's proposals to establish a global forest carbon fund.
The lack of protections and provisions for securing the rights of indigenous peoples
Judgment of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the Case of the Saramaka People v. Suriname
Independent record of consultations on the ADB's draft safeguard policy. Indigenous peoples’ representatives call for compliance with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and protection of the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent
On November 19, 2007, the Indigenous Council of Roraima (CIR), the Rainforest Foundation-US, the Forest Peoples Programme, and the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the University of Arizona provided information to the United Nations Human Rights Council about Brazil's violation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Raposa Serra do Sol.
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.
Submission by the Conselho Indigena de Roraima, Forest Peoples Programme, Rainforest Foundation US and University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
Letter from ACIDI, CAPI and FPP requesting GEF's commitment to finding a solution
Carta de ACIDI, CAPI y FPP solicitando la asistencia del Consejo del FMAM Reestructurado (FMAM) para remediar los daños la situación
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
Oleh Marcus Colchester, Wee Aik Pang, Wong Meng Chuo dan Thomas JalongForest Peoples Programme dan Perkumpulan Sawit WatchEdisi Bahasa Malaysia 2008
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).