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Alliance for Enviromental and territorial rights of indigenous people in Bolivia - Enviromental and territoria

€958562.1568

10/21 - 12/24

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General

The work will consist of establishing spaces for formal and permanent dialogue between authorities and civil society. The effort is expected to achieve respect, protection and a fulfillment of the right to a healthy and sustainable environment that enables a transition from the prevailing extractivist development model to sustainable development. To achieve this, a colaboration consisting of two civil society organizations in human rights, land rights and the environment (Fundación Tierra, grant partner and CEJIS as subgrantee) has elaborated a proposal with a amounth of 9,600 000 MSEK for a period of two years, that supports environmental rights and land rights, trough information, dissemination and the promotion of government participation in open debate forums on environmental rights and land rights for greater transparency and political commitment. The project aims to contribute, from an inter-institutional space, to environmental sustainability by promoting environmental rights through the strengthening of civil society and the practice of public policies within the framework of the international commitments assumed by the Bolivian State, in the perspective of overcoming the model of development in the extractive sectors of agriculture, energy, mining and hydrocarbons. General objetive: To Contribute to sustainability of indigenous territories by promoting the environmental and territorial rights of indigenous organizations within the framework of the international commitments assumed by the Bolivian State, in the perspective of overcoming extractive the development model. Specific objective 1. Promote the generation of relevant information that makes visible violations of environmental and territorial rights of indigenous peoples, managing the experiences, concepts, approaches, methodologies and work tools of institutions that are part of the alliance. It is focused on generating content and information in a systematic and reliable way of the environmental and territorial situation, which will serve as a basis for construction of agendas in civil society and indigenous peoples of lowlands for advocacy at the state level. Specific objective 2. Promote the involvement of relevant civil society actors, especially indigenous organizations and communities, women's groups and environmental groups, in mobilizing and strengthening their capacities to demand compliance with environmental and territorial rights. Specific objective 3 Strengthen the Consortium institutions through the rescue and systematization of experiences, concepts, theories, approaches, methodologies and work tools on environmental and territorial rights (access to information, participation in decisions and environmental justice)

Objectives

The proposal aims at a change in political and institutional context for the exercise of environmental rights. The intervention will help to improve the safety of target groups such as trying to exercise their environmental rights. In addition, it will contribute to the resources that in the medium term can be generated from sustainable environmental and land use in general, especially for the benefit of the indigenous peoples affected by pollution. The project will work with civil society actors who are very relevant in it proposed intervention logic through capacity building.