Today, on the 70th Anniversary of the International Declaration on Human Rights, the Gbabandi platform has launched their report on citizenship of indigenous forest peoples in Cameroon.
The South Rupununi District Council (“SRDC”) present the Wapichan Environmental Monitoring Report, a case study which details the work of their Monitoring Programme in relation to the mining at Marudi Mountain; and presents their recommendations and requests.
These Briefs were prepared for rural community leaders in Kenya. The major and longer document (Brief 3), identifies legal support and constraints for community land security in Kenya. This is prefaced by overviews of the situation globally (Brief 1), and in Africa (Brief 2).
Estos informes fueron preparados por líderes de comunidades rurales de Kenia. En el documento principal y más largo (el informe número 3) se identifica el apoyo jurídico y las restricciones para asegurar la tenencia de tierras comunitarias en Kenia.
This practical guide highlights the extent of recognition of customary land rights of forest-dependent communities in the DRC.
Letter from ‘Special project of the central Huallaga and lower Mayo’ (PEHCBM) on the 28th September 2018 to the authorities of the regional government of San Martin (GORESAM)
For a long time, it has been thought that the protection of community rights and the conservation of nature were two contradictory goals. However, both visions are perfectly reconcilable.
Over half of global tropical deforestation is caused by four commodities: soy, palm oil, beef, and pulp & paper, resulting in 15% of total global greenhouse gas emissions – more than all the cars, trucks and buses in the world combined.
Más de la mitad de la deforestación tropical global se produce por cuatro productos básicos: la soja, el aceite de palma, la carne de vaca, la pulpa y el papel, resultando en 15% del total de emisiones globales de gases invernaderos – más de todos los coches, los camiones y los
A Supreme Court ruling has found that indigenous peoples who were forcibly evicted from their land in 2011 are to be given monetary compensation, rather than the return of their land.
In Guyana, communities are suffering because they do not have title to the full extent of their traditional lands, or have no title at all. This report seeks to present a detailed picture of the current status of land rights for communities in the Potaro-Siparuni region (Region 8) in west-central Guyana.
En Guyana las tierras y los bosques consuetudinarios de los que dependen las comunidades están siendo ilegalmente destruidos por las industrias extractivas, las cuales están desarrollando su actividad dentro y fuera de las concesiones que les han sido asignadas, y las comunidades est
On the 30th March 2018, an alliance of civil society organisations submitted a shadow report to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (CERD).
“Indigenous peoples have the right, recognised in international law, to give or withhold consent to planned developments that will affect them, and more and more pulp and paper companies are committing to respect these rights along with the rights of local communities affected by their operations.
«Los pueblos indígenas tienen el derecho, reconocido en la legislación internacional, de dar o denegar su consentimiento para proyectos y obras que les afecten, y cada vez son más las empresas de pasta y papel que se están comprometiendo a respetar estos derechos junto con los derechos de las com
The Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation was initiated to address the conflicts that have often emerged across the globe between conservation agencies and Indigenous peoples with longstanding relationships to their ancestral territories.