The Updated Community Guide to IFC Performance Standard 7

A clear, illustrated guide for communities explaining the International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s Performance Standard 7 on Indigenous Peoples (PS7). The guide has been updated to account for changes the IFC made in 2012.

Calling on the World Bank to report to the UNPFII

FPP welcomed the opportunity during the 16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to support IWGIA in raising important issues to the attention of the Forum regarding the issuance of waivers by the World Bank to key safeguard policies, including in the case of an investment into agricultural development in Tanzania.

Press: Indigenous peoples of the Amazon share message with the world

Bogotá 25 April: We, the traditional authorities and elected leaders of the Uitoto, Muinane, Andoque and Nonuya peoples of the Middle Rio Caquetá region of the Colombian Amazon are in Bogotá between the 25th and 28th of April to represent our peoples and our Traditional Association of Indigenous Authorities - the Regional Indigenous Council of Middle Amazonas (CRIMA) in meetings with different State institutions and international agencies. We self-identify ourselves as the "People of the Centre" and heirs of the Green Territory of Life in the Amazon rainforest.

Prensa: Los Pueblos indígenas del Territorio de Vida enviamos un mensaje al mundo

Bogotá, Colombia – 25 de abril 2017: Autoridades tradicionales y líderes elegidos de los pueblos Uitoto, Muinane, Andoque y Nonuya del Medio Rio Caquetá de la región amazónica colombiana, quienes nos reconocemos como la “Gente de Centro” y herederos del Territorio Verde de Vida, venimos a Bogotá entre el 25 y el 28 de abril en representación de nuestros pueblos y nuestra Asociación Tradicional de Autoridades indígenas – Consejo Regional Indígena del Medio Amazonas (CRIMA) con el fin de sostener reuniones con diferentes instituciones del Estado y agencias inter

Violence escalates against the Sengwer of Embobut Forest, Kenya

Shortly after a visit from an EU delegation last week, Kenya Forest Service (KFS) guards based at Tangul, Kipsitono and Maron KFS camps carried out intensive evictions according to Sengwer witnesses, with KFS allegedly having since burnt down over 90 Sengwer homes and destroyed their property.

How can the EU WaTER Project help secure, not undermine, human rights in Kenya?

There is increasing concern from local, national and international civil society about the human rights implications of the EU’s €31 million Water Tower Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Project (WaTER) that is focused on an area of Kenya with a history of deeply troubling human rights issues.

¿Cómo puede el proyecto WaTER de la UE ayudar a garantizar, no socavar, los derechos humanos en Kenia?

Las implicaciones que el programa de la UE para la protección de depósitos de agua y de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático (proyecto WaTER) pueda tener para los derechos humanos generan una preocupación creciente dentro de la sociedad civil local, nacional e internacional. Dicho proyecto de 31 millones de euros, se centra en un área de Kenia con un historial de problemas de derechos humanos enormemente preocupantes.

Comment le projet WaTER de l’UE peut-il contribuer à garantir les droits humains au Kenya et non à les saper ?

Les implications du projet de l’Union européenne pour la protection des châteaux d’eau et l’atténuation et l’adaptation climatiques (Water Tower Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Project - WaTER), d’un montant de 31 millions d’euros et qui porte sur une région du Kenya connue pour son passé inquiétant en matière de droits humains, préoccupent de plus en plus la société civile locale, nationale et internationale.