On June 16, 2011, the Special Rapporteur participated in a videoconference with members of the Justice and Structure Commission of the Ecuadorean National Assembly where he presented his observations and recommendations concerning the bill on Coordination and Cooperation between Indigenous and National Justice Systems to the Commission members, other Assembly members, State officials and members… Read More »
Comisión de Justicia y Estructura del Estado, Asamblea Nacional República del Ecuador. 16 de junio, 2011.
TESTIMONY BEFORE THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS Hearing on "Setting the Standard: Domestic Policy Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" James Anaya unsr.jamesanaya.org June 9, 2011 PDF version
The Special Rapporteur was among a number of experts and indigenous leaders who testified at a hearing of the United States Committee on Indian Affairs entitled, "Setting the Standard: The Domestic Policy Implication of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples," held in Washington, D.C. on June 9, 2011. Information on the hearing… Read More »
La situación de los pueblos indígenas afectados por el proyecto hidroeléctrico El Diquís en Costa Rica. 11 de Julio, 2011. PDF: [Spanish only]
Observations on the situation of the rights of the indigenous people of Guatemala with relation to the extraction projects, and other types of projects, in their traditional territories. -Junio, 7, 2011- A/HRC/18/35/Add.3 [A/HRC/18/35/Add.3] PDF: [En] [Sp] [Fr] [Ru][Ch] [Ar]
The Special Rapporteur released his observations and recommendations on the measures needed to address the human rights concerns related to the proposed construction of the Diquís hydroelectric project in Costa Rica. If built according to current plans, the project will result in the flooding of ten percent of the traditional territory of the Teribe people,… Read More »