Ecuador has apologized to an indigenous community for authorizing oil drilling on ancestral land without their permission. The apology to the Sarayaku community came two years after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the OPEC nation had violated the tribe's right to be consulted on oil concessions granted for their land.
Statement by Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin – COICA
The Peruvian Amazon turns blood red before COP20: Without territories and rights there will be no climate solutions
Amicus curiae brief submitted by Forest Peoples Programme to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in relation to the Case of the Pueblo Indígena Kichwa de Sarayaku v. Ecuador
Escrito del Amicus Curiae presentado por el Programa para los Pueblos de los Bosques al Corte interamericana de derechos humanos en relacion con el caso del Pueblo Indígena Kichwa de Sarayaku v. Ecuador, julio de 2011
Case study for the Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Forests and the World Bank: Policies and Practice. Forest Peoples Programme and the Bank Information Centre