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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and REDD: The Case of the Saramaka People v. Suriname

Given that indigenous peoples are the traditional owners of a large percentage of the world's remaining forests, this article raises the issue of the extent to which the various proposals for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) or Avoided Deforestation (AD) must account for and respect indigenous peoples' rights.

Los derechos de los pueblos indígenas y la reducción de las emisiones derivadas de la deforestación y la degradación de los bosques. El caso del pueblo Saramaka contra Surinam

Given that indigenous peoples are the traditional owners of a large percentage of the world's remaining forests, this article raises the issue of the extent to which the various proposals for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) or Avoided Deforestation (AD) must account for and respect indigenous peoples' rights.

Hak-Hak Masyarakat adat dan Pengurangan Emisi dari Pengurangan Deforestasi dan Degradasi Hutan: Perkara Masyarakat Saramaka melawan Suriname

Given that indigenous peoples are the traditional owners of a large percentage of the world's remaining forests, this article raises the issue of the extent to which the various proposals for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) or Avoided Deforestation (AD) must account for and respect indigenous peoples' rights.

Supreme Court upholds Raposa Serra do Sol as indigenous area

After nearly three-and-a-half decades of waiting for recognition of their land rights, on 19 March the Supreme Court of Brazil finally affirmed the constitutionality of the Raposa Serra do Sol lands, demarcated ten years ago by the State, and has ordered the Government of Brazil to resume its removal of all non-indigenous settlers.

 

See link to letter by the Conselho Indígena de Roraima (available in Portuguese only)