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FPP E-Newsletter December 2013 (PDF Version)

Dear Friends,

What are the prospects for securing the land rights of indigenous peoples, local communities, and women in the foreseeable future?

Significantly, the report of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, under Goal 1 to “End Poverty”, sets a target to “Increase by x% the share of women and men, communities, and businesses with secure rights to land, property, and other assets”.

E-Boletín FPP Diciembre 2013 (PDF Version)

Queridos amigos:

¿Qué perspectivas hay de proteger los derechos territoriales de los pueblos indígenas, las comunidades locales y las mujeres en un futuro cercano?

Le peuple wapichan et l'Association des droits humains du Guyana demandent l’arrêt des projets routiers dans le Sud du Guyana

L’Association des droits humains du Guyana (Guyana Human Rights Association – GHRA) et les communautés wapichan du Rupununi expriment de sérieuses préoccupations au sujet des projets de construction routière qui ont un impact sur la forêt vierge dans le sud du pays sur des terres situées à l’intérieur du territoire wapichan. Le tracé de la route en construction à partir du Brésil traverserait le village de Parabara dans le Sud du Rupununi et ouvrirait une zone de forêt pluviale ancienne le long d’un chemin menant au fleuve Essequibo et au-delà jusqu’au Suriname.

Masyarakat Wapichan dan organisasi-organisasi HAM Guyana menyerukan penghentian rencana pembangunan jalan di kawasan selatan Guyana

Asosiasi HAM Guyana (GHRA) dan masyarakat Wapichan di Rupununi menyampaikan kekhawatiran yang besar atas rencana pembangunan jalan yang akan berdampak pada hutan alam di bagian selatan negara tersebut,yaitu yang berada di dalam wilayah masyarakat Wapichan. Jalan yang akan dibangun dari Brasil tersebut akan melintasi Desa Parabara di daerah Rupununi Selatan dan akan membabat hutan hujan alam tua di sepanjang rute ke arah Sungai Essequibo dan terus sampai Suriname.

Indigenous organisations petition Peruvian government to protect the rights of isolated peoples before the Inter American Commission on Human Rights

On 1 November 2013 indigenous and civil society organisations from Peru including FENAMAD, AIDESEP, Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), and the National Human Rights Coordinator presented evidence in a hearing before the Inter-American Commission.

The petitioners documented the failure of the Peruvian government to provide effective protection for isolated indigenous peoples in Peru.

Organizaciones indígenas piden ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos que el Gobierno peruano proteja los derechos de pueblos en aislamiento voluntario

El 1 de noviembre de 2013 una serie de organizaciones indígenas y de la sociedad civil de Perú, a saber, FENAMAD, AIDESEP y Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), junto con la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos presentaron pruebas en una audiencia ante la Comisión Interamericana.Los peticionarios documentaron que el Gobierno peruano no había proporcionado protección efectiva a pueblos indígenas en aislamiento voluntario en Perú.

Des organisations autochtones adressent au gouvernement péruvien une pétition visant la protection des droits des peuples isolés devant la Commission interaméricaine des droits de l'homme

Le 1er novembre 2013, des organisations autochtones et de la société civile du Pérou, dont FENAMAD, AIDESEP, Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), et la Coordination nationale des droits humains ont témoigné devant la Commission interaméricaine. Les pétitionnaires ont fait état de l’inaction du gouvernement péruvien pour ce qui est d'assurer la protection effective des peuples autochtones isolés au Pérou.

Organisasi masyarakat adat mengajukan petisi kepada pemerintah Peru untuk melindungi hak-hak masyarakat terpencil di depan Komisi Inter Amerika Bidang HAM

Pada tanggal 1 November 2013 organisasi-organisasi masyarakat adat dan masyarakat sipil dari Peru termasuk FENAMAD, AIDESEP, Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), dan Koordinator Nasional Bidang HAM mengajukan bukti-bukti dalam sebuah acara dengar pendapat di depan Komisi Inter-Amerika.Para pemohon mendokumentasikan kegagalan pemerintah Peru untuk memberikan perlindungan yang efektif bagi masyarakat adat terpencil di Peru.

Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) Press Release: Concerns with Amerindian Land Titling Project under the Guyana/Norway Guyana REDD Investment Fund (GRIF)

On Monday October 21, 2013 the Government of Guyana and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a contract for the Amerindian Land Titling Project under the Guyana/Norway Guyana REDD Investment Fund (GRIF) arrangement. This signing took place during the opening session of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the National Toshaos Council and is heralded by President Donald Ramotar as fulfilling a promise made to the Amerindian people in the PPP’s manifesto. Campaigning? According to another government official Minister of Finance Ashni Singh, the project will give Amerindians control over the lands that belong to them. The project, according to the government is to facilitate the titling and demarcation of Amerindian lands. 

Peru: Indigenous and human rights organisations demand that the State guarantee strict protection for indigenous peoples in isolation in the Kugapakori-Nahua-Nanti Reserve

In statements published in a Peruvian national newspaper and online, both AIDESEP (the national indigenous Amazonian organisation) and over 50 Peruvian and international civil society organisations, including Forest Peoples Programme, have reiterated their demand that the State establish strict measures for the protection of isolated peoples in Peru.