Urgent letter from indigenous peoples’ organisations to the World Bank President: respect our rights in the new safeguard policies

Urgent letter from indigenous peoples’ organisations to the World Bank President: respect our rights in the new safeguard policies

A letter endorsed widely by indigenous peoples’ organisations and support organisations, including FPP, was sent to the President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Kim, to ask him to support the inclusion of a requirement for free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) in the new safeguard policies, and to ensure that the policies respected the rights of indigenous peoples, regardless of the governments under which they live.

Click here to read the letter.