Special Rapporteur presents keynote at the conference convened by the Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen to address the duty of prior consultation

By | 28 April, 2013

lima-25042013On 25 April 2013 the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples made a keynote speech at the conference, “The Right of Indigenous Peoples to Prior Consultation: The Role of the Ombudsmen in Latin America”, which was convened by the Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen, in Lima, Peru. The conference brought together the Ombudsmen and heads of national human rights institutions throughout Latin America, as wells as indigenous leaders and government officials from Peru.

See the conference program and the full text of the Special Rapporteur’s speech (spanish)