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“Indigenous Peoples Are the Owners of the Land” Say Activists at COP20

  This article comes from: http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/12/indigenous-peoples-are-the-owners-of-the-land-say-activists-at-cop20/   Widows of murdered leaders of the Asháninka community of Alto Tamaya Saweto of Peru and other indigenous rights activists raised their voices in protest at COP20 in Lima, demanding formal title to native … Continue reading

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Indigenous Groups Occupy Airport Near Amazon Oil Reserves

‘Without a satisfactory response to the interests of the Amazon Indians, the measures [of force] will get more radical,’ community leader Hugo Perez Petza said by Nadia Prupis, staff writer extracted from: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/29/indigenous-groups-occupy-airport-near-amazon-oil-reserves   Peruvian indigenous groups took control of … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Case Filed at International Criminal Court Proposes Land Grabbing in Cambodia as a Crime Against Humanity

Article extracted from here   A case brought to the International Criminal Court this week could change the way we view the problem of “land grabbing” and trigger a major review of how the human rights violations that result are … Continue reading

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Press release: Note for Press Conference at CBD COP12

Note for Press Conference at CBD COP12      7 October 2014 ICCAs are the World’s Best Bet for Achieving Many Aichi Targets New publication shows the contributions of indigenous peoples and local communities to meeting the Aichi Targets of CBD’s Strategic … Continue reading

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Policy Brief release: ICCAs and Aichi Targets

Indigenous peoples’ and local community conserved territories and areas (ICCAs) have increasingly been recognized as significant sites and initiatives of conservation. ICCAs are embedded both in the general recognition of the rights of indigenous peoples’ (and of late, of other … Continue reading

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Important Announcement — WCIP in New York

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 22, September 2014: On the first day of the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a formal document that will commit the UN and Member States to take a … Continue reading

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Success of LMMAs has many meanings because there are so many objectives

An interesting article extracted from the LMMA’s Network Bulletin! The Topic: Success of LMMAs has many meanings because there are so many objectives. Where do certain management measures support, or potentially hinder, the achievement of priority LMMA objectives? The Research: Locally Managed Marine Areas: … Continue reading

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Canada – Tsilhqot’in Nation Declares Tribal Park on Site of Proposed Taseko Mine

Article from: https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/campaign-update-canada-tsilhqotin-nation-declares-tribal-park-site-proposed-taseko-mine On October 4th, the Tsilhqot’in First Nation of British Columbia will hold a totem pole-raising ceremony to inaugurate 3,000 square kilometers of land as a tribal park, just a few months after a historic Supreme Court decision … Continue reading

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New Book Highlights ICCAs as a Key Component of the New Paradigm of Protected Areas.

September 10, 2014 A just published book edited by ICCA Consortium steering committee member and treasurer Stan Stevens finds appropriate ICCA recognition and respect to be critical to conservation and rights. The University of Arizona Press has released Stan Stevens’ … Continue reading

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Presentación de la “Declaración de Valdeavellano de Tera” por la defensa y el reconocimiento de los Usos Comunales en España

                                                                                                                 NOTA DE PRENSA: Presentación de la “Declaración de Valdeavellano de Tera” por la defensa y el reconocimiento de los Usos Comunales en España   El próximo viernes 26 de septiembre a las 16:30 … Continue reading

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