Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

September 21, 2011

VIDEO: James Anaya: UN Human Rights: Extractive industries 2011

UN Human Rights Council, Geneva
James Anaya Final Remarks, Clustered ID on Indigenous Peoples, 19th Plenary Meeting 21 September 2011
Mr. James Anaya, Special Rapporteur On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples Clustered Interactive Dialogue: Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples A/HRC/18/35 , A/HRC/
Anaya speaks on extractive industries and how industrialized activities affect Indigenous Peoples. Anaya speak on free, prior and informed consent and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Anaya praised a new law in Peru that ensures consultation with Indigenous Peoples. He said Guatemala is also working toward a similar goal.
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