violation of indigenous peoples' rights

DRC is a high-biodiversity country and home to at least 600,000 Batwa/Bambuti.

–  having regard to the Paris Agreement of 12 December 2015 on climate change.

Recalls the EU’s commitment to following a rights-based approach to development, which includes respect for indigenous peoples’ rights as defined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), and draws particular attention to the principles of accountability, participation and non-discrimination; strongly encourages the EU to continue its work on operationalising this rights-based approach in all development activities and to set up a task force with Member States for this purpose; calls for the respective implementation plan to be updated with clear timelines and indicators to measure progress; 80. [17] Human-rights violations include mistreatment, torture, and murder; the denial of rights to land, water, and other resources; forced relocation from traditional territories; and differential treatment before the courts.

In violation of indigenous peoples’ rights under Charter Articles 14, 20, 21, 22 and 24, discrimination against indigenous peoples in DRC is particularly marked concerning their land and resource rights. –  having regard to the report of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on Development and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (A8-0194/2018).

A local coalition, the Conservation Alliance of Tanawthari, released a report in 2018 denouncing the government’s plans to create PAs in Karen lands, a move they say threatens the peace negotiations because it jeopardizes the livelihoods and well-being of the Karen communities.

As a rule these measures exclude the indigenous groups who have settled in or near such areas from exploiting the resources, fail to take into account their impact on the needs of the communities, make no provision to address such impacts and have been drawn up without consultation with those concerned.[47]. When the communities peacefully occupied the park in 2015 to demand their compensation, the Guatemalan army brutally forced them off their lands. [66], In Nepal, 59 distinct Indigenous Peoples constitute 35 percent of the population. In 2016, the Argentine government joined with the Chilean government to explore co-management options with the Mapuche on lands they claimed, in a proposal for a UNESCO transboundary PA.[7], Unlike in other British colonies, treaties with Indigenous Peoples were never signed in Australia. –  having regard to the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the UN Global Compact. [85], Thailand emerged in the twentieth century as a nation built by the military and financed not least by the liquidation of the country’s forests.

Many indigenous peoples around the world experience the same plight. Calls on all states, including the EU and its Member States, to collect gender-disaggregated data on the situation of indigenous women, including with regard to recognition of and access to land rights, violence against women and food security; 68.

Many Indigenous Peoples have been mapping and managing their territories for decades as a basis for negotiations.

[73] In 2001, the IACHR determined that the Nicaraguan government was violating Indigenous Peoples’ rights to property protected by the American Convention on Human Rights.,,,,,,,,,,,

The locations of coca production are also correlated with parks and remote jungles in which Indigenous Peoples live,[37] however, and Indigenous Peoples have suffered from the lawlessness and abuses associated with military incursions and drug-eradication programs.

Indigenous communities gained autonomy over their ancestral territories on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast in 1987 through the enactment of a strong autonomy law, which, however, was ignored during the war (which ended in 1990).

By December 2017, the government position was that the OBC investment was needed: a special authority would be defined for the Loliondo area, and a new German project would fund community development for the people of Loliondo as part of the deal for new restrictions. Appeals to all states that have not yet ratified ILO Convention No 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, and in particular to the EU Member States, to do so; deplores the fact that only a few Member States have ratified the Convention so far; calls on the EU to make every effort, through its political and human rights dialogues with third countries, to encourage the ratification of ILO Convention NO 169, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to adopt their optional protocols, and to uphold the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)(22); 5.

–  having regard to its decision to nominate Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2017, as the first ever indigenous human rights defender to be nominated for the award. In 2018, fifteen years later, the current UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples summed up the situation of Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala as follows: The root cause of the situation is land tenure insecurity.

In March 2018, under pressure from indigenous organizations, the Ministry gave its provisional approval for the title applications of some of these communities, but titles are yet to be forthcoming.

National Geographic has estimated that 200,000 people in India have been evicted for conservation in the past few decades.

[59] In 2018, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the Kenyan government and the European Union (which is financing a water infrastructure project on Sengwer lands) to uphold international human-rights standards.