Category Archives: Principle 10

Indigenous peoples can enforce their rights with clear and timely information

Lima, May the 5th, 2017. - Through the statement titled “Indigenous peoples demand transparency and no more corruption in regard of public tenders and megaprojects in indigenous territories of Latin America and the Caribbean” promoted by civil society, indigenous and peasant organizations in the framework of the Pan-American Social Forum held in Tarapoto on 28th…
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Vulnerations to Human Right of Access to Information

Photo: Flickr/Daniel Cima-IACHR. Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), along with the Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF), the Movimiento Salvemos a Santo Domingo, with the support of Centro Humboldt de Nicaragua;  Acción Ciudadana y Convergencia Social and of NGOs "Tezulutlán", with the support of communities organized in resistance and defence of their water resources…
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OGP: Opportunities for civil society

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is an international alliance of more than 70 countries, which seventeen are from Latin America and the Caribbean. This global initiative has the objective to promote transparency, fight against corruption, broaden the social participation and achieve an open, effective and accountable government in the management of the budget and public…
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Indigenous People contribute to Principle 10

Solicit inclusion of Indigenous People in the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Principle 10). Santiago de Chile, November 23th, 2016.- One of the main obstacles which the indigenous people have to meet with is the lack of information about those projects, programs and laws that affect…
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