ICTMN Staff
5/20/16
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is wrapping up the 15th session today while hearing from individuals speaking on indigenous issues and the right fo...
Rick Kearns
4/17/16
After being shot at and having their homes burned by gunmen hired by ranchers, Guarani villagers in northern Brazil are being harassed even while the United Nations, Survival Inter...
Terri Hansen
12/14/15
The global Paris agreement struck by nearly 200 countries on December 12 is heralded as the first climate agreement to commit all countries to cut carbon emissions...
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
8/10/15
The following is a statement by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the U.N...
Terri Hansen
4/2/14
A Filipino indigenous leader and activist has been named Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the United Nations...
Vincent Schilling
2/13/14
Last week in Geneva, James Anaya, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, discovered from a colleague that he had been nominated for the Nobel Pe...
Barbara Fraser
12/20/13
Peru’s ability to consult Indigenous Peoples about laws and development projects affecting them is still “incipient,” although the country has made progress since protests over nat...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/20/13
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to prorogue—or discontinue—Parliament’s current session has forced James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right...
Jenni Monet
5/9/12
On May 4 th , United Nations Special Rapporteur James Anaya concluded his official visit to the United States, which included meetings with various federal and state representative...