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Indigenous Peoples and Access to the Justice System in Maranhão (Summary)

A study carried out by the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (Coiab) in partnership with Hivos in the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon program, calls attention to the situation of vulnerability of Indigenous peoples in the state of Maranhão. The report entitled “Indigenous Peoples and Access to the Justice System in Maranhão” reveals […]

Indigenous and Land Rights

The first meeting of the thematic cycle on Rights took place on March 18, 2021, focused on the subject of Indigenous and Land Rights. The meeting included the presentation of the regional case on the Escazú Agreement – Rights of Access to Information, Participation and Environmental Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean, presented by […]

Strategies and the Protagonism of Women in Land Defense

The third and last meeting of the thematic cycle on Land Defense Strategies took place on February 18, 2021, and focused on the Strategies and the Protagonism of Women in Land Defense. The meeting featured the presentation of cases on the Perspective of Women in Indigenous Land Governance in Peru, presented by Melania Canales, President […]

Land Mapping

The second meeting of the thematic cycle on Land Defense Strategies took place on January 21, 2021, and was focused on Land Mapping. The meeting included the presentation of the Advances and Challenges in Mapping Waorani Ancestral Lands, in Ecuador, presented by Oswando Nenquimo, Waorani Resistance spokesman and Founding Member of Alianza Ceibo; the Experiences […]

Land Surveillance and Monitoring Systems and Equipment

The first meeting of the thematic cycle on Land Defense Strategies took place on December 10, 2020, and had as its central subject the Land Surveillance and Monitoring Systems and Equipment. The meeting included the presentation of the Community Land Monitoring Model of Alianza Ceibo in Ecuador, focused on the Case of the Sinangoe Community, […]

Security and protection of Indigenous and local territories in the Amazon

AEA WEBINAR SERIES: DEFENDING THE AMAZON DURING COVID-19 Environmental and human rights defenders play a vital role in the protection of the individual and collective rights of Indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Amazon region. They often face high risk scenarios of threats, violence and killings, while being perceived as target enemies of powerful interests related […]