March 30, 2020 – Semana Sostenible The Colombian Constitutional Court and the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) will disseminate to the indigenous communities of Colombia the legal guarantees and information on the protection of their rights in their own languages. The first languages ​​that will be addressed in this joint effort are Awá, Inga, Wayuunaiki, Witoto…

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March 30, 2020 – El Tiempo A project with the Amazon Conservation Team seeks to translate major rulings that defend their rights. The Colombian Constitutional Court formalized with the Amazon Conservation Team a partnership whose purpose is to strengthen the dissemination of and access to the most significant decisions that the high court has issued…

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Bulletin No. 44 Bogotá, March 27, 2020. The Colombian Constitutional Court and the Amazon Conservation Team will work together to share with the nation’s indigenous communities the guarantees and protection of their rights, as well as the jurisprudence that the Court has developed in defense of their interests. Alberto Rojas Ríos, the President of the…

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Boletín No. 44 Bogotá, 27 de marzo de 2020. El presidente de la Corte, Alberto Rojas Ríos y la directora de Amazon Conservation Team en Colombia, Carolina María Gil Sánchez, suscribieron un Memorando de Entendimiento interinstitucional para fortalecer la divulgación y el acceso a las decisiones de la Corporación por parte de las comunidades étnicas…

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Revista Semana Article Dec 2019

Source: Revista Semana December 15, 2019 Nine indigenous reserves have been established in Antioquia since 2016. The reason: the department’s Indigenous Management Unit (Gerencia Indígena), the Amazon Conservation Team and the National Land Agency joined together to support and promote their sovereignty over the territory of their communities. “When I arrived in these lands, I…

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Brown waters of the Amazon river from above

This document is an English translation of a press release from the Colombian National Parks System: October 29, 2019. This recording of new species resulted from a scientific expedition carried out in the Puerto Abeja stream basin and along the Mesay and Cuñare rivers, in the southern sector of the protected area in the department…

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TERRITORIES AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AMAZON AND THE GRAN CHACO Representatives of indigenous organizations and non-governmental organizations, indigenous leaders, researchers, academics and defenders of the rights of the indigenous peoples of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela and Suriname, signers of this declaration, met in Lima, Peru between October 10 and 11, 2019, to…

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