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Peuples Autochtones

Synonyms: 
indigenous communities
indigenous community

People whose ancestors inhabited a place or a country when persons from another culture or ethnic background arrived on the scene and dominated them through conquest, settlement, or other means and who today live more in conformity with their own social, economic, and cultural customs and traditions than those of the country of which they now form a part.

 

Source: Convention (No. 169) concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, UNHCHR, 1991.

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Rapports et recherches
Global

If 2009 was the end of the hinterland and the beginning of a new globalized forest era, 2010 was a year of pushback. Worldwide, the news was full of reports of forest communities and Indigenous Peoples pushing back at land grabs and shaping policy at the national and global levels, and of governments countering and trying to contain community rights.

Rapports et recherches
Myanmar

Innerhalb Burmas, dem heutigen Myanmar, leben 2 Millionen Menschen auf der Flucht, Internally Displaced People (IDP) genannt. Auch viele Karen leben in den unzugänglichen Dschungelgebieten nahe der Grenze zu Thailand.

Articles et Livres

Ever since the arrival of the European colonisers, theories of international law have been used to justify the process of dispossession of indigenous lands.

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Colombie

En la actualidad, presentamos nuevas formas de penetración del proceso de globalización económica en los territorios indígenas, ya que estos son considerados como fuentes para la explotación de recursos naturales y otros bienes necesarios para la consolidación de los proyectos de desarrollo.

Rapports et recherches
Colombie

El presente trabajo se concentra en el estudio del desplazamiento forzado generado principalmente por los grupos paramilitares en el trascurso de los dos gobiernos del Presidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2002 - 2010).

Rapports et recherches
Myanmar

List of published books and links to more than 20 online documents, mostly on the Mon, the Karen and internal displacement in Burma/Myanmar ....."Ashley South is an independent writer and consultant, specialising in humanitarian and political issues in Burma/Myanmar and Southeast Asia.

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