First Encounter and Exchange of Experiences for Strengthening Indigenous Surveillance

P1350127During this meeting each organization built a timeline that identified the particularities of the history of the organization and the type of surveillance they implement in their territories.
With this experience, representatives of the 4 indigenous organizations participants collected the main agreements and formulated 6 points for the establishment of a shared agenda for strengthening indigenous surveillance.

-Date: April 5th and 6th, 2016.
-Location: Native Community San José de Saramuro, Loreto.
-Organizers:  Law, Environment and Natural Resources (DAR), Regional Organization Aidesep Ucayali (ORAU), Cocama Conservation and Development Association of San Pablo de Tipishca (ACODECOSPAT), Central Asháninka del Río Ene (CARE) and Machiguenga Council of Urubamba River (COMARU).
-Funded by: European Union

Presentation of the Project Strengthening Indigenous Surveillance Ucayali

np_orauThe project Strengthening Indigenous Surveillance, hopes to strengthen indigenous surveillance systems on extractive and infrastructure activities that affect the territories and natural resources in four regions of the Peruvian Amazon (Cusco, Junin, Loreto and Ucayali).

For this, the project will help to eliminate discrimination against Amazon indigenous peoples, guaranteeing their rights to consent and participation in the decisions made on their territories and natural resources. The great challenge of articulating the different experiences of surveillance of each organization that is part of the project was admitted.

The event was attended by representatives of the Agency for Assessment and Environmental Control (OEFA, in Spanish), the National Superintendency of Public Registries (SUNARP, in Spanish) and the District Municipality of Manantay.

-Date: 19 de junio de 2015
-Location: Hotel Sol del Oriente, in Coronel Portillo, Pucallpa
-Organizers: Regional Organization Aidesep Ucayali (ORAU) and Law, Environment and Natural Resources (DAR).
-Funded by: European Union

XIX Congress of the Central Ashaninka del Rio Ene (CARE)

22_06_15_np_presentacion_UE_CARE_finalIn this space of the Central Ashaninka del Rio Ene (CARE) where a direct dialogue between indigenous communities based organization and local and regional authorities of Junin was achieved, the project presentation Strengthening Indigenous Surveillance was conducted.

With this project it is expected to continue the monitoring work previously done by CARE, and strengthen internal and external governance of the indigenous organization; and generating proposals and contributions from indigenous peoples to achieve spaces for coordination and dialogue with the State, and alerting the breach of their rights as indigenous peoples.

-Date: June 12th, 13th, 14th, 2015
-Location: Native Community Unión Puerto Asháninka, in Satipo, Junín
-Organizers: Central Asháninka del Río Ene (CARE)
-Funded by: European Union

Presentation of the Project Strengthening Indigenous Surveillance

IMG_3504Presentation in Lima of the project Strengthening Indigenous Monitoring, this initiative seeks to strengthen existing monitoring mechanisms and articulate the structure of the State.

This will be achieved by the expiry of exclusion and lack of recognition of indigenous organizations in decision-making; highlighting the contribution of indigenous peoples to control the activities occurring in their territories; and helping to avoid social conflicts.

The presentation was attended by the Deputy Minister of Multiculturalism of Peru, Ambassador of the European Union and representatives of indigenous organizations Cocama Conservation and Development Association of San Pablo de Tipishca (ACODECOSPAT); the Central Ashaninka Rio Ene (CARE); the Machiguenga Council of the Urubamba River (COMARU); and the Regional Organization AIDESEP Ucayali (ORAU).

-date: May 21st, 2015
-Location: Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, Lima
-Organizers: Law, Environment and Natural Resources (DAR)
-Funded by: European Union

International Public Forum 25 Years ILO Convention 169: Regional Balance and Prior Consultation

P1290765International Forum aimed to present the progress and current status of prior consultation in Peru after 25 years of entering into force of the ILO Convention 169; and know the different realities in the consultation processes in other countries of the region, to generate a joint reflection about it.

The space also served for the presentation of the annual report on the implementation of indigenous rights over the last year entitled "Indigenous Peoples of Peru: Balance 2014 on compliance with Convention 169 of the ILO" presented by indigenous organizations AIDESEP and those part of the Unity Pact.

The Forum was attended by the Deputy Minister of Multiculturalism of Peru, indigenous representatives and civil society in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela and former Regional Coordinator of Pro 169 ILO Program.

-Date: March 25th, 2015
-Location: Hotel Meliá Lima
-Organizers: : Law, Environment and Natural Resources (DAR), Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA), Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP), Unity Pact, Working Group of Indigenous Peoples of the CNDDHH, Foundation for the Due Process (DPFL), OXFAM, the Center for the Study of Labor and Agrarian Development (CEDLA) of Bolivia, among others.
-Funded by: FORD Foundation