Friday, November 24, 2017

Indigenous peoples gather in Taiwan for 2017 International Austronesian Conference

Conference participants were welcomed at the prestigious Grand Hotel in the presence of Taiwan’s Minister for the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Icyang Parod. The term...

Peru gov’t says applying indigenous rights law in mining sector

LIMA Nov 12 (Reuters) - Peru is starting to apply an indigenous rights law in the country's key mining sector, reversing course from its...
Fishing along the Mekong River in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Image Credit: Flickr/Adam

Why the Mekong River Commission May Be In Peril

The fallout from the Great Fall in financial markets, equities and currencies is ricocheting through the regional economy and beginning to exact a toll...
Peruvians Protest the World Bank and IMF in Lima. | Photo: flickr: International Accountability Project

The World Bank’s Impotent Human Rights Advocacy

The World Bank doesn’t require that its projects respect human rights, and has thus far refused to adopt such a requirement.   Máxima Acuña de Chaupe...