Maria Clara Valencia
9/24/16
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says that despite the importance of protected areas and the recognition of indigen...
ICTMN Staff
8/20/16
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the International Indian Treaty Council have appealed to the United Nations for help in their fight against construction of the Dakota Access oil ...
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...
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...
Dominique Godrèche
9/8/15
Valdelice Veron recently left Brazil for the first time to participate in the International Summit of Conscience for the Climate, titled “ Why do I care , ” in Paris...
Rick Kearns
9/8/15
A Guarani Kaiowa community in Brazil is calling for help again after the killing of Simião Vilhalva, one of their leaders, by armed militia funded by landowners who are threatening...
Rick Kearns
8/31/15
Indigenous activists and allies have been on the march, shutting down highways and staging protests throughout Ecuador for the last three weeks in an effort to stop land and water ...
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
8/10/15
The following is a statement by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the U.N...
Barbara Fraser
12/18/14
Indigenous groups called for international climate change agreements to respect human rights and land rights at a United Nations summit here, but the meeting ended with an agreemen...
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...