Results for:Land Stewardship
Total Resources: 29
Free, Prior and Informed Consent is a new global model for relations between state governments and Indigenous communities. This article analyzes state-led consultations in Bolivia’s and Peru’s hydrocarbon sectors. Barriers to effective consultation include: lack of Indigenous ownership; Indigenous visions and demands not being understood; and limited or general outcomes.
This article explores the challenges of ethnic-based participation and its potential for creating inclusive and effective forms of decision-making for marginalized social groups. Empirically, it examines a recent attempt to establish more participative forms of resource and development governance for indigenous communities in Bolivia through Free Prior and Informed Consent.
Are Indigenous governments considered government and what is their place in the federal order of Canada? The paper begins with a brief discussion of forms of Indigenous governance. The author then argues that Indian Act band councils are not ‘true’ governments, and that Indigenous governance could be reconciled within the Canadian constitutional order.
This report makes recommendations to states, business enterprises, indigenous peoples and other stakeholders for a more effective operationalisation of the guiding principles in relation to the human rights of indigneous peoples.
The article describes the titling process of ancestral territories that is happening in Honduran "La Muskita" area. Then it examines some of the process implications for the country and its indigenous peoples.
Case study on mining activities in the amazon and orinoquia colombian zones.